Flying cockroaches are on the rise due to extreme heat that has gripped many over the Nation. Silverman, an entomologist and professor at North Carolina State University, in an interview with Live Science. (Cold-blooded creatures are ectothermic, which means they depend on external heat to keep their bodies warm.) This also means that the species of cockroach that are able to fly (and most of them are capable) are probably more likely to do so in warmer places, said

Silverman. If you think that flying cockroaches are especially horrific, you probably live somewhere with a colder climate and a denser human population. Flying cockroaches in the subways of New York have garnered some headlines, but “flight of the cockroach” is not so common up north, said Michael Bentley, staff entomologist for the National Pest Management Association.  CONTINUE