Insects In New York City Can Eat 60,000 Hot Dogs Each Year

December 3, 2014 1:33 AM

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Insects In New York City Can Eat 60,000 Hot Dogs Each Year

Here’s a relieving factoid to put your cravings in context: arthropods, the class of invertebrates including insects, millipedes and spiders, can scarf down way more junk food than you can.

So finds a new study from North Carolina State University and published in the journal Global Change Biology, which examined how arthropods act as tiny trash disposals in New York City’s public spaces.

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