Kōrero: Peripatus

Spit and walk

Watch a peripatus disengaging from its spit and using its legs to propel itself forward, surprisingly smoothly. Peripatus are named after their walk – from the Greek word peripatos, meaning to walk about.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Peripatus - Ecology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/13264/spit-and-walk (accessed 20 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007