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by Philippa Werry

Many people are scared of wētā. They are big and covered in spikes, they hide in dark places, and they can sometimes jump. You might find one in the garden or in a piece of old wood. There could be one hiding in your letterbox – or even in your shoe!

Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2019

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: See TSM

Topics: adaptation, cave life, cave wētā, endangered, environment, giant wētā, ground wētā, habitat, insects, moulting, nocturnal, predator, tree wētā, tusked wētā, wētā

In: School Journal Level 2 August 2019

Publication date: August 2019

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