Disturbing cockroach facts

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Roaches can survive without food

Here’s a disturbing roach fact: Although cockroaches have a wide-ranging appetite, if it comes down to it – they can also endure starvation. Being cold-blooded, roaches are able to keep their metabolism rate low enough to survive almost a month without food.

A roach can lose its head and live

You can decapitate a cockroach but it’ll still survive for about a week or two.

Drowning a cockroach?

Not quite…. roaches can hold their breath underwater for up to 40 minutes. WOW!

Roaches can stay pregnant

Female roaches can mate just once and then store the sperm.

Dinosaurs had roach problems

Fossil evidence indicates that roaches have been on earth for over 300 million years.