Cockroaches communicate via chemicals in their poop.

Ah, the wonders of cockroach poop. Not only does it have antifungal powers, but according to this study, it also helps the bugs to communicate. These scientists analyzed cockroach poop and discovered 40 different chemicals that could act as pheromones. (Pheromones are chemicals produced by one animal that change the behavior of another animal of the same species.) It turns out that bacteria in the cockroach’s gut are responsible for producing specific pheromones that promote aggregation — i

Related Articles

Read More

Leave a Reply