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Mini Beasts

At WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Superworms

Superworms

Here's a fun fact! Superworms are larvae of a species of Darkling beetle, so they are actually not worms. Superworms in the larvae stage are helpful to humans because they consume dead animals.  They are natural recyclers of organic material

Giant Rainnforest Snail

Giant Rainforest Snail

These beauties feed on the fruiting bodies of fungi found on the forest floor. It is for this reason that they have never been recorded more than 50cm above the ground!

Yabbies

Common Yabby

These crayfish are found in freshwater bodies such as lakes, ponds and creeks across Eastern Australia. They can grow up to 25cm in length/