Weird Fun Facts: Pest Edition

The more I work in the pest control industry the more I learn. Some are just weird fun facts, and some are just straight up disturbing. So here are some weird fun facts about pests. At the very least maybe one day it’ll help you win a trivia contest.

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Fun Ones

Before we dig into the kinda dark ones, let’s start with ones that are just kinda fun to know. Firstly, did you know ants cannot chew their food? They move their jaw sideways, which gets the juices from the food they bring back. Secondly, did you know scorpions can give birth to several dozen at a time? Thirdly, Crickets hear through their knees. Lastly, cockroaches can run up to three miles an hour.

Gross Ones

Okay, this is your warning if you don’t want to read anything gross go back to Netflix or TikTok. Firstly, did you know a cockroach can live a week without its head? It only truly died because it can’t drink water and it gets dehydrated. Secondly, an adult female mite can live up to a month on a person. Thirdly, The Killer bee have been known to chase people for over a quarter of a mile. Lastly, did you know rats contaminate and destroy enough food each year to feed 200 million people.

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