Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 8 months ago

What’s the point of cockroaches? ?

Like what’s the point of them, why were they created?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago
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    Everything Has a Good Side: The Benefits of Cockroaches

    BY THE RAINFOREST SITE

    In nature, cockroaches provide food for other animals, many of which we treasure. Some species of birds and small mammals could not survive without this food source, but their benefits reach beyond just serving as a link in the animal food chain.

    Cockroaches also play a vital role in the life cycle of plants. As they crawl through flowers seeking food, they also transport pollen and thus help with plant reproduction. Cockroaches eat what other organisms leave laying, breaking it down and increasing the amount of nitrogen in the soil. Without their nitrogen-rich excrement, the forests would suffer.

    Cockroaches live and thrive in areas where the filth would cause illness in other organisms. Their evolution for survival in such conditions includes the production of natural antibiotics. Research scientists are looking for possible human applications of cockroach antibiotics. These natural germ killers can help the body fight staph infections, including MRSA, which is resistant to traditional antibiotics.

    The cockroach leg is highly efficient, and scientists study its form and function as they develop prosthetic and robot applications. This research benefits those who have lost limbs, including veterans returning from war.

    https://blog.therainforestsite.greatergood.com/cs-...

  • 8 months ago

    Maybe to give us a reason to be diligent in our cleaning so we would end up with better health.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    They weren't created, they evolved to fill a niche in the real world.

  • 8 months ago

    They're detritovores, an ecological role which helps food to be recycled. They eat decomposing food which many other animals can't safely eat, and then they in turn are eaten by the likes of hedgehogs and moles, who are then eaten by carnivores and so on. Without animals like cockroaches, all the living matter in the world would eventually turn into carrion and not be consumed at all, and there would eventually be no animals, including humans.

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  • 8 months ago

    They evolved to become what they are now. They have a role in nature, like all things.

    What's the point? They are necessary; otherwise they would not be here.

  • 8 months ago

    Every species is the result of evolution by natural selection. A god fairy's magic wand was not required.

  • 8 months ago

    God created the little monsters so we'd know when to clean up our act and not live in filth and garbage.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Same reason why diseases exist. It’s a result of sin.

  • Rain
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    Just a little video on the topic of cockroaches you might like. 

  • 8 months ago

    Cockroaches, as with all pestilence are a result of sin entering into the world.

  • Paul
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    They evolved because of environmental changes over time, just like every other species. As for why they moved in with humans, obviously because human homes provide all the requirements they need, in addition to protection from predators.

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