Question & Answer

What pest is considered to be a delicious food in Asia?
ANSWER: In Singapore, 2-inch long termite queens are considered a delicacy. They can be served live, dipped in alcohol or in rice wine.

 

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True or False

True or false: A tick is more like an insect than a spider.
ANSWER: False — ticks are more like spiders than insects. While most insects have three body regions, ticks only have one body region.

Question & Answer

                      What pest can jump the highest compared to its body size?
ANSWER: Fleas — these tiny insects can jump 150 times as high as their body length. They like to live on cats, dogs, humans and rodents. Jumping from animal to animal, these pests are attracted to their new homes by body heat.

Question & Answer

What pest has fossils dating back to the dinosaurs?

ANSWER: Cockroaches have fossils that date back 350 million years. These ancient insects walked on the earth long before humans. Dating back to the dinosaurs, cockroaches have six legs, wings and antennae.

 

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/