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.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
For every person on the earth, there are two hundred million insects.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.