Know Your Roach

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Although several parts of the nervous system are located within the head of the cockroach, its brain is situated near its stomach.
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Cockroaches emit pheromones that are left in their feces, causing roaches to cluster together in large groups. This is the source of cockroa…
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Roaches are incredibly adaptable and can eat basically any organic food, surviving on as little a food source as the glue on the back of pos…
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They can remain active for up to a month without food, can live without air for up to 45 minutes, and can recover from long submersion under…
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Cockroaches, like all insects, breathe through a body-wide system of tubes called tracheae, which bring oxygen directly to all of the cells …
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Certain species of roach are parthenogenic, meaning they are capable of reproducing on their own without males.
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Cockroaches, in roughly their modern form, have been around since the early Cretaceous, around 140 million years ago.
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Cockroaches would be far more impervious to a nuclear attack than humans, being able to withstand up 100,000 rads versus the human tolerance…
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Since roaches breath through tracheae around its entire body, and this function is not brain-controlled, a roach can literally lose its head…
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One of the world's largest cockroaches Is the rhinoceros cockroach.
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The other of the world's largest cockroaches is the Fear Factor favorite: the Madagascar hissing cockroach.