Did you know that a pound of ground crickets will cost you from twenty to forty dollars a pound? There are cricket entrepreneurs who have the job of convincing the American people that eating crickets-is not gross! These guys are making energy bars from crickets.
Ever consider a cricket for a pet? Pet crickets should be kept in small terrariums or transparent jars. They will need two to three inches of soil for burrowing. Small cardboard boxes, paper towel rolls, or egg cartons provide a place for the cricket to obtain shelter. Sadly, a crickets lifespan is quite short.