Weka The Weka, which is a flightless bird, is well known for its cheeky habit of robbing camping grounds of food and bright objects. It is also well able to defend itself. It kills and eats rats, baby rabbits and stoats and feeds on a large variety of foods including other tiny animals and insects and fallen fruits. It has a remarkable homing instinct and is able to traverse very difficult terrain. The Weka mates for life and lays 3-6 eggs at a time with usually only one surviving.
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