Thu, March 08, 2012
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Spider webs encase flooded Australia

2012-03-08 04:13:52 GMT2012-03-08 12:13:52(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Spiders are seen in their webs spun round dry sticks on a bush next to flood waters in Wagga Wagga March 6, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)

Wild plants are covered in spiderwebs, formed as spiders escape from flood waters, in Wagga Wagga March 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)

Wild plants are covered in spiderwebs, formed as spiders escape from flood waters, in Wagga Wagga March 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)

A spider is seen on a fence covered with spiderwebs near to flood waters in Wagga Wagga, about 380 km (236 miles) southwest of Sydney March 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)

A wild plant is covered with spiderwebs near to flood waters in Wagga Wagga, about 380 km (236 miles) southwest of Sydney March 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)

Thousands of spiders have cast eerie webs over vast areas of flood-hit Australia after being forced to seek shelter by the rising waters.

(Agencies)

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