10 Creepy Facts You Never Knew About Cockroaches



Cockroaches are insects of the Blattodea order that also includes termites. They are found throughout the world in each habitat and each environment with the exception of water. There are believed to be around 4,000 known cockroach species in existence but just 30 of the different cockroach species are the ones that people come into contact with. Due to their abundance and small size, cockroaches are prey to several predators throughout the world including reptiles, small mammals, spiders and birds. They are even consumed by people in some regions and cultures of the world. This list contains some more interesting facts about cockroaches you didn’t know.

Chocolate Bar

There are cockroaches in our food. Cockroach antennae and legs are present in popcorn, peanut butter, cheese and chocolate bar.



Water

These insects can live without water for 1 week. However, cockroaches can live without food for a lot longer — up to a month!





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