In Greece, the spiders captured the whole beach

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Spiders have taken over a seaside town in Greece, as video shows webs coating almost 1,000 feet of the shoreline.

Namely, a spectacular 300m-long spider-web covers an entire shoreline in Aitoliko, Greece.

Local resident Giannis Giannakopoulos told CNN that he first noticed the "veil of webs" earlier this week and took photos.

The web was created by Tetragnatha spiders, a type of spider that falls in the long-jawed orb weaver classification.

Fortunately, the spiders shouldn't cause any permanent damage to the area's plants.

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The spiders are believed to have gathered here due to the rise of the mosquito population.

"It's as if the spiders are taking advantage of these conditions and are having a kind of a party", Chatzaki said, according to a translation by the BBC. "This phenomenon has arisen from a population explosion of this spider".

Mr Giannakopoulos added it was "a odd an unprecedented spectacle". It was all spun by arachnids known as "stretch spiders". Tetragnatha spiders are reportedly small enough and fast enough to run on water even faster than they can on land. Just when you thought you these guys could not get more invasive, they invade a whole Greek town... for a sex party. "Nature has its own rules that unfortunately many times we "wise" people outguess them with the result that consequences are painful".

Chatzaki explained that the spiders were not risky for humans and would "have their party and soon die off".

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