Thousands of cocoons containing poisonous caterpillars have appeared in an Essex village - prompting a health warning.
Each of the web-like structures holds around 2,000 brown-tailed moth caterpillars and people in Heybridge Basin, near Maldon, say there are four times as many as last year.
Although they appear relatively harmless when first hatched, the bugs develop tiny barbed hairs as they grow and can be a serious health risk if they become airborne on a windy day.
Symptoms can include breathing difficulties, infections and severe allergic reactions.
Jill Doubtfire, from Heybridge Basin, became an unsuspecting victim.
Villagers in Heybridge Basin fear next year's caterpillar population could be even bigger. Many of the caterpillars have already turned into moths, laying eggs ready to hatch in the spring.
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