Boo! Hiss! Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches Grab Attention Year-Around at Bohart Museum, Not Just at Halloween


Subject:
Insects & Arachnids , Cockroaches

Description:
This article and sidebar discuss the trend of cockroach-eating contests at Halloween, the use of Madagascar hissing cockroaches on the television show "Fear Factor," and opinions about cockroaches at the Bohart Museum (University of California, Davis), which has "maintained terrariums of Madagascar hissing cockroaches for some 30 years. ... 'It's the most popular display among the kids.'" From the UC Davis Department of Entomology.

Publisher:
Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ucmrp.ucdavis.edu/news/hissers.html


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