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  Tree weta

Tree weta
Image credit: (PD) Wvermaat

Image status: EXPLAINED A legitimate creature found in New Zealand.

   

 
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Comment icon #10 Posted by SniperGurl on 14 October, 2009, 19:01
Whoa! that is one big fricken bug...
Comment icon #9 Posted by wickedcyn74 on 15 October, 2009, 21:43
Wow! Id hate to have that up close and personal...
Comment icon #8 Posted by CnC militant on 1 November, 2009, 23:27
This is called a Parktown Prawn we get them in South Africa, and no WE DO NOT EAT THEM
Comment icon #7 Posted by Undeadskeptic on 15 December, 2009, 21:26
Actually it is not a Parktown Prawn, it is a New Zealand weta. It is an indigneous species and tusked weta are known to grow even larger than the beastie in this picture. They are quite harmless.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Hunter Hatfield on 9 January, 2010, 5:34
Yea! The prawns in district 9 are modeled after these things! At least I think they are! Look at the resemblance.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Mindbomb on 7 February, 2010, 22:53
IT WILL EAT YOU IN YOUR SLEEP....ZZzZzzZz What the ..Ahhhhhhh!
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Comment icon #3 Posted by brandid2010 on 22 April, 2010, 20:42
ick!
Comment icon #2 Posted by Karmic on 24 October, 2010, 22:58
I wouldn't hold it...
Comment icon #1 Posted by lilmcnessy on 1 February, 2011, 22:37
Weta's are skinnier


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