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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Meet the giant insect which snacks on carrots

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Grasshopper addicted to eating carrots
THIS large creepy-crawly has a huge craving for carrots – and that’s not the only thing she’s big on.

Discovered up a tree, this giant weta has been declared the largest ever found – weighing the equivalent of three mice.

The insect, with a 7in wing span, was found by American bug lover Mark Moffett, 53, on Little Barrier Island, in New Zealand.

Mark, 53, said: “The giant weta is the largest insect in the world, and this is the biggest ever found.

News by Mirror



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