Crab larvae listen out for noises – like the snapping of kina mounths – to work out where to settle.
Sea slugs can accumulate huge doses of poison (tetrodotoxin) within their bodies – and we don't yet know how
New Zealand's longfin eels journey thousands of kilometres to a mystery site to spawn.
This fungus mummifies caterpillars, then grows its spores within the corpse.
The New Zealand pea crab 'tickles' green-lipped mussels, sometimes for hours on end, to gain entry.
This earthworm spews out glow-in-the-dark fluid when disturbed.
Honey bees do a complicated dance to tell others where to find food.
Sea stars push part of their stomach out of their mouth to feed.
The black mountain ringlet butterfly has a larval stage that can last for several years.