Cockroach Facts – 105 Creepy Facts About Cockroaches

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Cockroach Facts for Kids

Four common types of cockroaches considered as pests include American cockroach, German cockroach, Australian cockroach and Oriental cockroach.

Cockroaches have two pair of wings. Outer wings to protect from predators and inner winds to fly.

There are an estimated 70 cockroach species in United States.

A cockroach has 6 legs and 18 knees.

There is a remote controlled cockroach developed by scientists to reach places where humans get into.

Cockroach is seen as a symbol of empowerment of the poor and politically dispossessed in some Latin American cultures because of its ability to prosper in harsh environments.

If a cockroach touches humans, it runs for safety and cleans itself.

Most cockroach species live in dead leaves and soil on forest floor.

Most of these species use touch and taste/smell as their primary senses.

Most cockroach species don’t have special defense technique.