- Cockroaches have been reported to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms, and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens.
- There are 5,000 species of cockroaches worldwide.
- Newborn German cockroaches become adults in as little as 36 days.
- Oriental cockroaches are often found in sewers and will enter structures through drains.
- American cockroaches are found in food processing areas and food storage areas, as well as other types of buildings.
- Cockroaches can withstand temperatures as cold as 32°F. In extremely cold places, however, they survive by moving in with humans.
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