How many cockroaches are in YOUR house? Tom is joined by cockroach keeper, zoologist and science communicator Melinda Alexáné Babits to discuss cockroaches, and to discover what its like to immerse yourself in the cockroach world. What leads someone to a life in which the cockroach is a cherished thing, an animal whose company is valued, not just out of a scientific interest, but because they are interesting and exciting? What does it mean to care for cockroaches, and what makes the cockroach such a rewarding companion?
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