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Barbara / Baked Bean the Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Barbara / Baked Bean

Our cockroach colony was started with 7 roaches that were part of an educational colony at a school in Pennsylvania.

They are ambassadors for the importance of invertebrates and the misconceptions they face.


Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Gromphadorhina portentosa

Conservation Status:

IUCN: Not Evaluated



Date of Birth:


Arrived at Alveus:

January 2022


Learn more about Barbara / Baked Bean on Animal Quest

Animal Quest Ep. 14: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Edition

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