Cockroaches are SMART!

mike salovesh (T20MXS1@MVS.CSO.NIU.EDU)
Sun, 5 Feb 1995 00:26:00 CST

D. Read writes:

>Let's see. Cockroaches have been around for about 400 million
>years with little change. That must put them pretty high on the
>intelligence scale.

You betcha! In the field, Mexican cockroaches were a helluva lot
smarter than I am. Meaner, too, There wasn't a ding dang thing we
could do to get rid of them, and only glass bottles sealed with
metal tops could keep them out. (They went right through aluminum
foil, no matter how many layers we used.)

-- mike salovesh <>