This wētā (Deinacrida elegans) is found only in the Kaikōura Ranges, in the north-east of the South Island. It is very noticeable, with red legs and a brown abdomen. Wētā live in narrow crevices on steep rock cliffs.
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Department of Conservation
Photograph by P. R. Clerke
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