Fun Facts

* A cockroach can live without its head for nine days.
* Cockroaches’ favorite food is the glue on envelopes and on the back of postage stamps.

* A cockroach can change direction up to 25 times per second.

* One female cockroach can produce two million offspring in a year.

* Scientists have actually performed brain surgery on cockroaches.

* For every human in the world, there are one million ants.

* There are 35,000 species of ants in the world.

* Ants have two stomachs. One to feed them and one to feed other ants.

* There are more ants in one square mile of the Amazon jungle than there are humans on Earth.

* There are over 70,000 species of spiders spinning their webs in the world.

* Fried spiders taste like nuts.

* About 80% of the Earth’s animals are insects.

* A flea can jump 130 times its own height.

* There is only one insect that can turn its head…the Praying Mantis.

* For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America.