Amazing footage of giant web covering 100ft of Doncaster hedgerow

A huge blanket of caterpillar webs covering almost 100ft (30m) of a hedgerow has been caught on camera.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 9:22 am

Photographer Mick Hickman of Misson, said the webs, near Bawtry, were only the second time he had seen the phenomenon.

Mick said: “They were caterpillars which spin the webs to prevent them from being eaten.

"At first I thought it was a massive spider's web and thought 'that's a bit creepy'. But when I looked closely I saw thousands of harmless caterpillars.”

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A still of the footage caught on camera by Mick Hickman

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