Your bed is infested with 2-5 million dust mites.



Here are more tasty bug facts:

  • Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all wars combined.
  • One out of four animals is a beetle.
  • Every snail is male and female.
  • Only humans, ants and crows fight in formation.
  • Cats and dogs carry different flea species.
  • Plant lice (aphids) are born pregnant.
  • The common house fly buzzes in the F key.
  • Insects consume 30% of the world’s annual crops.
  • Grasshoppers have ears on their front legs.
  • Butterflies were originally named “fluttersby.”
  • Termites eat faster when “listening” to heavy metal.
  • 96% of all animal species are insects.
  • Cockroaches can live over a week with no head.
  • Male mosquitoes don’t bite people.
  • Only female wasps sting.
  • A female roach can have 30,000 offspring at a time.
  • The most poison spider is the Brazilian wandering spider.
  • Dragonflies can fly sixty miles per hour.
  • House flies have tastebuds on their feet.
  • An Indian moth can smell a mate 6 miles away.
  • A mantis will attack mice and small birds.
  • Tarantulas can live 30 years.
  • The walking stick is the longest insect.
  • Locusts’ hindlegs are 1000 times stronger than humans.
  • Some insects survive winter by transfusing the bodywater with glycerol.
  • A mosquito’s perfect target: a blond haired child running around in dark clothing and eating a banana