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Re: nightlife


I suspect all cockroaches can fly, and do under the right conditions. Even
the nasty small brown ones commonly called German cockroaches can fly when
the temperature is at or above 90 degrees. And by the way, Luna moths are
night fliers too and far less likely to dive bomb people.
Maria


> 
> We lived in a duplex on Oahu. One night I heard some awful screaming
> next door. (They were a nice couple, not ones I would consider prone to
> physical violence.) The next day we found out what happened: the wife
> had dressed in a diaphanous nightgown, and then attempted to attack a
> cockroach that was crawling up the wall. The insect took flight (yes,
> the cockroaches in Hawai'i fly!) and entangled itself in her gown, hence
> the screams. (And you don't even want to hear my story about the
> centipede and the brownies!)
> Cathy
> 
> On Thursday, January 2, 2003, at 01:04 PM, Kitty wrote:
> 
>> Well, I've not been to any summer night-time games, so I can't say
>> whether
>> they're a problem.  But I'm sure they're just moths flying out in the
>> open and
>> caught in the lights.  They don't dive-bomb the audience.  I think
>> you'd be
>> safe.....safer than you were with the Hawaian cockroaches anyway.
>> 
>> Kitty
> 
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