• Cockroaches are believed to have originated more than 280 million years ago, in the Carboniferous era.
  • The use of DDT nearly wiped out bed bugs at the end of WW II but experts believe that the ban of DDT in 1972 has contributed to the resurgence of bed bugs.
  • Termites eat non-stop – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Fire ants currently infest 14 states in the southern portion of the U.S.