Spooky caterpillar invasion

An invasion by millions of caterpillars has turned a park and graveyard into a spooky scene as trees have been wrapped with cobweb-like nests.

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'Invasion of the spooky caterpillars' as trees turned into ghostly scene

Millions of caterpillars have turned a cemetery into a ghostly scene in Southend-on-Sea.

The harmless bird cherry ermine moth caterpillars have created web-like nests which cover entire trees leaving local people bewildered.

This video shows what happens when the creatures set up home on a tree.

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