Video Extra: Spiders take over beach in Greece

Posted at 8:07 AM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 10:07:52-04

Thousands of spiders have taken up residence in the town of Aitoliko in Greece.

The creepy crawlies have spun a giant veil of webs covering plants, boats and benches along the lagoon.

A recent increase in the mosquito population has resulted in perfect conditions for spiders to thrive and multiply.