Tag: Weta

Where’s wētā – in search of sanctuary’s newest population

17:06 Thu, 26 Jan

At first sight, the number of wētāpunga (giant wētā) detected at Shakespear Open Sanctuary four months after around 220 individual insects were released there is...

Giant wētā returned to Tāwharanui

08:00 Tue, 15 Nov

Adult wētāpunga, with their huge back legs and aerial-like antenna, can weigh more than a sparrow. New Zealand’s biggest insect, the giant wētāpunga, has become...

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