Giant Weta gnaws on carrot

The giant weta is related to the common cricket and is indigenous to New Zealand. Giant wetas commonly reach over 10cm or 4″ in length but entomologist Mark Moffett chanced upon one on Little Barrier Island which measured 17.8cm or 7″ and weighed 71 grams (2.5 ounces). via Buzzaurus.
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