cricket250pxFun Fact Friday – Crickets

  • Crickets mate in the fall
  • Crickets don’t bite or sting
  • Crickets are attracted to bright lights
  • Some people eat crickets for the nutrition
  • Crickets are kin to grasshoppers
  • Male crickets scrape their wings, wooing the females with their love songs
  • Scientists believe crickets increase in numbers when a drought is followed by heavy rains
  • Friday night lights, that’s right, football games are often occupied with crickets during September