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Giant Burrowing Cockroach Kit

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The "Giant Burrowing Roach"  is Australia's largest cockroach and is the heaviest cockroach in the world. These insects make a great class pet, and with the propper care will live for many years. 

They are an important part of our ecosystem, and help break down leaf litter on the forest floor. These cockroaches are safe to hold and eat leaf litter. 

You are ordering a complete kit, which contains 1 x approx 30mm baby burrowing cockroach, 1 x plastic enclosure, 1 x bag of substrate, 1 x bag leaf litter (food) and complete care instructions. 

Learn all about how these insects break down leaf litter as part of your minibeast or backyard safari outcomes. 

Giant Burrowing Cockroaches are native to Australia, and are mostly found in tropical Queensland.

They are officially called Macropanesthia Rhinoceros and are also called Rhinoceros Cockroaches or Litter Bugs. They can grow as big as the palm of your hand, measuing up to 80 millimetres. They can weigh up to 35 grams, making them the heaviest cockroaches in the world.

They can live for up to 10 years. They do not have wings. The females do not lay eggs. They bear live young with up to 30 in a clutch.

(picture is of an adult burrowing cockroach, you are purchasing a 30mm baby so you can watch it grow)

 
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