Cockroaches are scavengers. They eat just about anything; glue, grease, soap, wallpaper paste, leather, book bindings, or even hair.
- Cockroaches are Coptophagous – Eat their own faecal matter.
- Cockroach can survive for more than 3-4 months without food.
- Cockroaches can live for weeks without their heads
- Cockroaches mate one time; the female stores the male’s sperm throughout her twelve-month lifespan and uses it on an as-needed basis, producing up to 400 offspring.
- Few species of cockroach can survive a nuclear attack.
- Cockroaches have six but also have 18 knee joints.
- Thigmotactic in nature
- 75 % time found resting.