Are there large "scary" insects in jamaica?
(Milwaukee WI USA)
Hello! Thank you for reading my question.
I visited Jamaica this past Christmas and had a powerful and wonderful experience. I plan to return and am considering an extended stay.
I did not see any insects during my visit, however since its a tropical island, I wonder if large (over 1") cockroaches or flying insects exist and are common pests on the island.
It may be worth noting that I plan to stay along the beach (in the Negril area) and out of the forested areas so I am guessing there would be fewer insects along the coast.
I'd be grateful for any insight you could share. Thanks very much!
January 29, 2011 by Wellesley
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I am not aware of any 'large' insects as you described them my friend. I had a similar question sometime ago, and this was my answer
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