Cockroach is an insect of the order Blattaria. There are about 4,000 known cockroach species. However, contrary to popular belief, only about 30 of these species are ever associated with human dwellings, and fewer than 10 species are considered pests.
Here are some interesting facts about cockroach.
Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs.
A cockroach can live almost a month without food.
A cockroach can live about two weeks without water.
A cockroach can live for up to one week without its head.
Cockroaches can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.