7. Ants cannot chew their food.

Are you interested to learn more about pests?! Here are 10 fun & random facts about pests…

  1. A cockroach can live a week without its head. 
  2. Crickets hear through their knees.
  3. Cockroaches can run up to three miles in an hour.
  4. Crickets hear through their knees.
  5. While humans have only been around for 130,000 years, insects have been present for about 350 million years. 
  6. There are about 91,000 different species of insects in the United States.
  7. Ants cannot chew their food. They move their jaws sideways, like a scissor, to extract the juices from the food.
  8. Known as the hardest workers of the insect world, ants actually don’t sleep. They stay awake their entire lives.
  9. A flea can jump 100 times its height. 
  10. Flies have taste receptors, called chemonsensilla, in their legs.
  11. Mosquitos are attracted to scents that are given off by sweaty feet and socks.

If you’re looking for ways to protect your home against pests, take a look at our TAP Pest Control Insulation.




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