1. A cockroach can survive a week without its head. Due to their open circulatory system and breathing through the small holes in each body part, they are not dependent on their heads and mouths to breathe. A cockroach without a mouth dies of thirst simply because it cannot drink water.
2. A cockroach can hold its breath for 40 minutes and live in water for one hour. Cockroaches often hold their breath to regulate water losses.
3. Cockroaches can run up to 5 kilometers an hour, which means they can spread germs and bacteria quickly throughout the house.
4. Newborn German cockroaches become adults within 36 days. German cockroaches are the most common of cockroaches and can cause allergic reactions and some diseases in many people.
5. A day-sized cockroach, the size of a grain of dust, can run almost as fast as adults.
6. Alcoholic beverages, especially beer, are very attractive for American cockroaches. Cockroaches mostly like sweet and sweet alcohol.
7. The world’s largest cockroach (living in South America) is one foot wings wide (0.3048 m), ie 15 cm long. The average cockroaches range in size from ½ to 2 ”in length.
8. The origin of cockroaches is believed to date back to 280 million years, the carbon-iron age.
9. There are more than 4,000 species of cockroaches worldwide, including the most common cockroaches such as the German cockroaches and also the brown-banded cockroaches and American cockroaches.
10. Since cockroaches are cold-blooded insects, they can live for a month without eating. But they can only last a week without water.