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Green Banana Cockroach - Panchlora nivea

Green Banana Cockroach - Panchlora nivea
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
July 6, 2009
I guess they have pretty much taken up residence on Alabama's Gulf Coast.

I just saw one for the first
I just saw one for the first time, here in Clarke Co, Alabama.

 
You should post one
Apparently, they have not only worked their way around the coast, but have moved inland. Try feeding them some bananas :)

 
Yeah, it flew in last night w
Yeah, it flew in last night when my wife opened the door, and landed on my glasses! My father-in-law said, "That looks like a roach, but it's green."

My wife said, "Maybe it's sick!"

 
hilarious!
hilarious!

nice
man, i want one as a pet.

 
you can have one!
hey meatman, try bugs in cyberspace. orin has heaps of 'em for sale! most roaches make great pets haha. i'm not allowed to have them though, the mrs. put her foot down.

 
No Worries
A good ole cockroach'll straighten her out

 
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