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Grab your sandal, Florida has a new species of cockroach

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Any true Floridian knows that it’s not a question of if you’ll ever have to squish a cockroach with a shoe, it’s a question of when. And now, apparently, there’s a new species to splatter with whatever inanimate object is nearby. It’s called a pale-bordered field cockroach and its name aptly describes its appearance. According to Tampa Bay Times environmental reporter Craig Pittman, the roach looks like a “chocolate-covered skateboard with a snazzy tan trim and a ruby-like jewel set in…

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