Did You Know: Amazing, Farting, Cockroaches!

Roaches, the gross facts and information!

Did you know that cockroaches fart EVERY 15 MINUTES! This makes them one of the biggest contributors to global warming. That’s not all, they also continue to release methane for 18 hours after they die!

Cockroaches can live up to NINE DAYS without their head until they starve to death!

In Brazil, there is a species of cockroach that actually eats eyelashes, usually those of young children that are asleep. They are attracted to the minerals and moisture in the tear-ducts, but that is not the only moisture they are attracted to!

An entomologist (zoologist associated with insects) was awakened one morning by a tickling sensation, only to find a cockroach eating their ‘moist nutrient’ in the nose.

Cockroaches carry over forty different diseases, which are capable of being transferred to humans. These include plague, typhoid fever, polio, hepatitis, pneumonia, and more deadly diseases.

Cockroach poop is one of the main causes of asthma.

Cockroaches have teeth in their stomach (instead of digestive juices) to break up the food.

They really are farting amazing!

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