Sir Richard Taylor and the wētā

The ‘ultimate monster’ that’s been on the scene since before dinosaurs. Sir Richard Taylor was so enamoured by the critter that he named his company after it.

A preserved giant wētā in a jar, 2017. Photograph by Rachael Hockridge. Te Papa

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