Weta are a native insect of NZ.

They have six legs and spiky legs and their ears are behind their legs. 

Weta are only found in NZ. They live in caves, grasslands 

under logs and in wet places.

Weta mate and then they lay eggs. It takes from Autumn to Spring for the eggs to hatch. They lay 300 eggs.

The weta eat plants, leaves, insects, berries and fruit.

You better watch out for the Weta they can jump up on you and can bite you.