The Friendly Cockroach

Yes, believe it or not, cockroaches are social creatures! Scientific studies have shown that roaches form incredibly close bonds with other roaches and that they have a sophisticated intelligence which allows them to recognise members of their own families. It was also discovered that different generations of the same family are most likely to nest together.
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Cockroach Fear Virsus Spider Fear

Whilst the creepy cockroach can strike fear in the heart of the strongest individual, there are other insects which have the same effect such as flying moths and beetles. But spiders also strike a similar fear phobia in many. Spiders though are in fact not insects at all. They are arachnids. Other members of the arachnid family include scorpions, ticks and mites. An easy way to identify whether a bug is an insect or arachnid is by the number of legs it is has. All insects have six legs including the cockroach. Spiders have eight.
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Why do cockroaches like our homes?

You may wonder why cockroaches like our homes so much when their natural habitat is forest or desert. Well, that’s an easy question to answer. Whilst its true that roaches are tropical and subtropical insects, the most widely known roach species – the American and German cockroaches – have simply evolved to live successfully within residential environments.
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