Cockroach Fun Facts!

Here are some cockroach facts you may have never known! Roaches are way older than dinosaurs and they are a close relative of the termite family. 

  • Did you know? The cockroach is closely related to the termite family with evidence showing that termites are evolved from cockroaches. 
  • In some countries, people fry cockroaches to eat! They are fried and served on sticks. 
  • Cockroaches are more than 300 million years old and they dated way back even before the dinosaurs! 
  • Cockroaches can stay hungry for many months but they can’t survive without water for up to a week. 
  • The largest cockroach in the world found measures up to 100mm in length. 

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