27 Nov 2015

Critter Of The Week - Nicola Toki

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:39 pm on 27 November 2015
Mating robust grasshoppers

Mating robust grasshoppers Photo: Supplied

Nicola Toki from DoC joins us to discuss this week's insect-in-need. Today it's the Robust Grasshopper of the Mackenzie Basin.

This critter is named, mostly for its appearance and very specialised to its habitat.

It is only found in the dry, arid areas of the river flats and terraces of the Mackenzie Basin, and is therefore also very threatened.

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