Wordless Wednesday: Molting Hissing Cockroach

I was feeding the many live insects we are using to teach second graders science in Insect Discovery a few weeks ago and came across this:

molting roach

molting roach

He had JUST molted, leaving this enormous pasty white, squishy Madagascar hissing cockroach in the cage.  It was so awful looking I just had to get a photo – so I could remember it forever.  :)

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