A little video I cut together showing one of our adult male wētā eating his old moult! When they’ve just moulted, wētā appear a pale/white-ish colour. After a few hours, this male will turn brown again.
When most animals grow up, they pretty much look the same. Like, can you tell the difference between these two squirrels? I mean, besides the fact that the one on the right might have a mild obesity problem, I couldn’t tell you who was who, […]
Hail and well met, blog readers! It’s been a while. One whole month to be precise. Which I spent working in the field collecting data for my Master’s research on weta, those crazy giant nocturnal crickets I like to think about! I unfortunately was not […]
Only in New Zealand do I ever end up fitting the description in this title. Yes, this is how we found ourselves at the end of my latest travel excursion: a stumbling tomato-red UV-destroyed lump just hoping to clutch together the disintegrating cardboard holding a 6 pack […]
Dearest readership, hear ye hear ye: I finally updated my Canada photography on this blog! Sounds like a cute little task, but has actually been the cumulative effort of the past several weeks, sorting through all the old photos I have fermenting on my computer and […]
I have a backlog of photos that I’ve been meaning to edit, and finally my addiction to podcasts has left me with enough what-do-I-do-with-my-hands time to actually learn how to edit them! (You know you’re a hopeless podcast addict when you’re trying to find activities […]