If you want to believe your home’s bug free, don’t read this book

Never Home Alone reveals the surprising secret life that dwells indoors

camel cricket

HIDDEN ROOMMATES  Camel crickets make their homes in caves — and in cavelike basements. An introduced Asian species went undetected for years until ecologist Rob Dunn and colleagues surveyed U.S. homes.

carlofranco/istock.com

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Animals

From the Nature Index

Paid Content