These giant insects are called wetas. They can be as long as 10 centimeters (4 inches) without counting the legs and antennae. And they can weigh up to 70 grams (2.5 ounces), which is heavier than a sparrow!
Totally harmless, these giant insects eat fruits and plants. And they look like giant grasshoppers!
This type of weta from New Zeland almost got extinct a hundred years ago by rats
and other small mammals. They recently were reintroduced on the mainland of New
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