The natural habitat of the road cone is dry, gravely soil. They tend to be social and prefer to live in large colonies, however solitary cones are not uncommon.
The road cone's main predator is believed to be the UC student. In Christchurch, after the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, the number of predators declined. The amount of dry, sandy and gravely soils increased, leading to an explosion of the road cone population.
|Here we can see an archaeologist digging up a road cone in Parklands|
|Experts conducting an archaeological dig|