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 […]