The World's Biggest Insect Is So Freaking Huge It Can Eat a CarrotCasey Chan12/01/11 1:00pm4582EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkSay hello to the spine tingling Giant Weta. What is a Giant Weta, you ask? Well, it's a gigantic cricket-like insect that's also the largest insect in the world. It's as heavy as three mice and even bigger than some birds. BE AFRAID LITTLE HUMANS.