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Animals: Roaches

These sites are about the life cycle, anatomy, and habitats of the roach or cockroach, the most ancient insect. Learn here how many species of roaches are in the world and what kind of pets they can be. Includes photographs and in class activities.


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Learn about the history of cockroaches, where they live, what they eat, and their social environment.
Learn here about cockroaches, their life cycle, habitats, and reproduction. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
Learn how to take care of pet roaches. Includes housing, feeding, breeding, and suggested species information.
Explore links on this page to learn about behavior, life cycles, and identification of some species from the cockroach world.
View the photograph of the Madagascar hissing cockroach. Click on the "Hear the Hissing Sound!" link under the photograph to listen to it. NOTE: This site includes Google and banner ads.
This webcam is showing live the Madagascar roaches living in the South Carolina University.
On this site you will find photographs of several exotic cockroaches.
Read about common types of pest roaches and scroll down the page to read the cockroach trivia.
This page has vocabulary and fun class activities that help children learn about cockroaches.

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