In the office, we continually say... "Oh you must have Palmetto Bugs!" because people move to the coastal areas of South Carolina and are not used to these creepy crawling, flying creatures that invade their space from the outside. One day, Dottie asked if the Palmetto bug a.k.a., the American cockroach, got it's name from living in the Palmetto State. So, we looked it up.
We found an article with more interesting facts other than where Palmetto bugs originated.
What do you think? Can Palmetto bugs be taught how to sit and roll over?
It is strange to think of the troublesome bugs as circus animals or Broadway stars, however according to the fascinating history of the Palmetto Bug this is exactly what happened! Discover how you can turn your household pest into a household pet by reading the entertaining article below from The Palm Beach Post.
Here is a link to the full article: