January 22, 2006
Yes, Virginia, There Are Madagascar Hissing Roaches
The Orange County Register's Steve Greenhut mentioned, in passing, Madagascar hissing roaches, claiming no less than 711 hits when googling them. Here's one depicted, and here's an essay on these six-legged revelers.
As a student, I had to wander the stacks, no doubt inhabited by more prosaic arthropods, to find stuff like this. Now I can do it from the comfort of our deck. Brave New World, indeed!