Seven Surefire Conversation Starters If You're In The Pest Control Business (Or Want To Appear Like You Are).

1. Some species of baby spiders bite off the limbs of their mothers and slowly dine on them over a period of weeks. Researchers hypothesize the maternal sacrifice keeps the young from eating one another

2. Ladybugs make a chemical that smells and tastes terrible so that birds and other predators won’t eat them.

3. A dozen cockroaches can live off the paste on the back of a postage stamp.

4. More people are killed each year by bees than from snakes.

5. A flea can jump over 110 times its body length, that is like a human around 5ft tall jumping the length of almost 2 football fields.

6. A cockroach can live 9 days without its head before it starves to death.

7. The average spider can travel up to 1.17 miles per hour.