Nests found in a great variety of situations. Inside buildings, they are often found nesting in the walls or beneath the floor. They are most likely to invade buildings during rainy weather. They travel in trails, foraging day and night.
Did You Know??
A cockroach can live nine days without eating. This is also the same amount of time that the body of a cockroach can live after its head has been cut off before it eventually dies from starvation.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.