Story: Evolution of plants and animals

Giant snails and wētā

Watch footage of giant snails and wētā, illustrating gigantism in New Zealand animals.

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Matt McGlone, 'Evolution of plants and animals - Distinctive qualities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/12436/giant-snails-and-weta (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007