The things you find doing firewood


insects, new, weta, zealand


  • Cathryn Swanson
    Cathryn Swansonover 6 years ago

    eeek! Those things freak me out! Cool macro niggle, great detail.

  • patapping
    patappingover 6 years ago

    creepy crawlies I don’t like they make me shiver, good close up though

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 6 years ago

    nice colours Nig, how big?

  • Hi there Jenny, I guess this little fella would have been 4inches in the body, wasn’t good doing firewood and just about put my hand on it.

    – niggle

  • georgiegirl
    georgiegirlover 6 years ago

    Not very friendly looking, is he? A great photo though!!!

  • botanicali
    botanicaliover 6 years ago

    All my years in NZ and I never saw a one… but they’re fascinating critters! Love the photo, niggle.

  • thankyou

    – niggle

  • marvintunstall
    marvintunstallover 6 years ago

    awesome macro niggle!

  • thankyou,much appreciated

    – niggle

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 6 years ago

    Awesome shot.

  • thanks helen much appreciated

    – niggle

  • coffeebean
    coffeebeanover 6 years ago

    Yuk…I remember these from holidays over on the West Coast …ughhh. A great and pretty awesome shot of the ugly so and so. LOL

  • Lisa Wilson
    Lisa Wilsonover 6 years ago

    Yes, good shot! Had an encounter with a very large one of these the other day…cant get that close!

  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallover 6 years ago

    Yep, now whatever that thing is .. its a great shot.

  • Thanks Phil, they are pretty harmless

    – niggle

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