Baby Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches
A frenzy of newborn roachlets pours in to devour the leftover ootheca that mom has expelled for their first meal. Nothing like some tasty internally-carried used egg-casing to jumpstart your new life, mmmm. This shot contains mostly males, which are flat and wide compared to the more tube-shaped females. More about this species: Encyclopedia of LifePhoto and text by Matt Reinbold via flickr

Baby Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches

A frenzy of newborn roachlets pours in to devour the leftover ootheca that mom has expelled for their first meal. Nothing like some tasty internally-carried used egg-casing to jumpstart your new life, mmmm. This shot contains mostly males, which are flat and wide compared to the more tube-shaped females.

More about this species: Encyclopedia of Life

Photo and text by Matt Reinbold via flickr

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