Cockroach Facts – 105 Creepy Facts About Cockroaches
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American Cockroach Facts
American cockroaches prefer to nest outdoors.
The American cockroach can fly
The female American cockroach can produce 150 eggs per year.
The eggs will hatch after 6 to 8 weeks, and takes 6-12 months to grow into an adult
They are more common in warmer climates.
American cockroach grows about 2 inches.
American cockroaches live in sewers, manure piles, barns etc.
They are occasionally called as “waterbugs”. They are not aquatic but like to live around water.
Despite its name, American cockroach is not actually native to U.S. They were brought from Africa through shipping.
They are nocturnal and shun light generally.