How Are Cockroaches Adapted to Survive?

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Long Chan
Topic: How are cockroaches adapted to survive?
Cockroaches are more powerful insects, which live in a wide range of environment almost around the world, form the east to west and form the north to south, and human can see them in different districts around the world. The Cockroaches have about 30 species out of 4500 total are associated with human habitats and about four species are well known as pests. However, why they can succeed in the world? Follow that I will do some researches approach their morphology, mode of nutrition, reproduction and evolution to find the reasons.

Morphology About Cockroaches’ morphology, there are some points should be discussed. First of all, the Cockroaches are around over 50% volume fat in
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At the same time, the Cockroaches can even adapt pesticide and can generate the resistance of the pesticide after the sixth generation. It shows the strong adaptive power by Cockroaches, also lead them to success in the evolution process. Furthermore, the renovating power is high during the process of evolutionary, and it means Cockroaches can recover from damage easily and quickly; this can be shows it is medical usage. Conclusively, Cockroaches are most successful and powerful animals in the world. Although it sizes very small and human usually kill them, their evolution and reproduction very success, even their diet behavior is diversity. So we can’t ignore the way it is success animals on the world.

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