Fun Bug Facts – Cockroaches
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- American cockroaches can produce 6-14 egg capsules, each containing 14-16 eggs each, in one mating season.
- Cockroaches can live without food for one month, but will only survive a week without water.
- The American cockroach has shown a marked attraction to alcoholic beverages, especially beer.
- 1 in 4 people are sensitive to cockroaches.
- In 2005, more people in the South mentioned having problems with cockroaches (26%) than anywhere else in the country.