It’s So Hot in New York, Cockroaches Are Flying

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The air is thick with humidity, heat and now flying cockroaches.

Yes, the six-legged pests that normally crawl through the night are taking flight.

While New Yorkers are slogging through the heat this weekend with highs in the 90s and plenty of humidity, cockroaches are coming alive.

Louis Sorkin, bug expert at the American Museum of Natural History, told New York blog DNA Info “with more heat they have more use of their muscles … The more activity, the more flight.”

Meaning, more roaches who rarely fly might stretch their wings and go airborne.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Ashley May