Cockroaches

View of giant cockroaches (Blaberus giganteus) on display during an exibition at the Explora Park in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on February 5, 2013. This species, usually found in tropical forests of South America, prefer high humidity and low light habitats, live about 20 months and are omnivorous. (Credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-Native Species Of Roaches Found Among High Line Plants

The High Line Park is known for is the beautiful plants – many of them not native to New York City — but apparently, unbeknownst to anyone who unboxed and planted the plants, some of them brought along a new strain of cockroach.

12/08/2013

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Bronx Zoo Wants You To Name A Cockroach For Valentine’s Day

“Roses are red, violets are blue. Name a roach for your Valentine, courtesy of the Bronx Zoo.” That’s their message today.

02/14/2013