Cockroaches are insects of the Blattodea order that also includes termites. They are spread across the world in almost every habitat and environment with the exception of water.
Cockroaches are believed to be of about 4,000 known species. However, only 30 species are common and in contact with people. Due to their large numbers and small size, cockroaches are prey to many predators including reptiles, spiders, birds and small mammals.
They are even eaten by people in some countries and cultures of the world. Below are some more interesting facts about cockroaches you didn’t know.
Cockroaches can survive for one week without their head. They don't depend on their mouth or nostrils because they can breathe through small holes in other segments of their body.