I am glad so many of my readers like pest trivia as much as I do. Here are a few more interesting pest facts!

  • In addition to being found in beds, bed bugs can also be found in carpets, under wallpaper, behind baseboards, and in small cracks and crevices throughout a room.
  • Rats contaminate and destroy enough food worldwide each year to feed 200 million people.
  • If food becomes scarce, scorpion mothers have been known to eat their offspring when they are old enough to venture out on their own.
  • Fire ants first entered the United States in the 1920s through the port of Mobile, Alabama.