People can barely survive for days without food and water. Eating is part of our existence and it is human nature to eat daily. But did you know that there are some animals that can do without food or water? Yes, they can survive for months or even years! Amazing, right?
The following are the 10 most unique animals that manage without food and water.
. 1 Olms
This carnivorous vertebrate, often found underwater in the Balkans and Italy, is a true king! It can survive for up to 10 years without food and uses only the lipids and glycogens stored in the liver.
If you are too curious about what is on the humps on the back of the camel, the fats are stored there. It helps them to survive the world without water for about 40 days as they travel through the desert land.
Surprisingly, sharks can survive 8 to 10 weeks without food. Your hunting skills become more intense during this time without food.
The metabolism of snakes is reduced by 70% in winter or in the cold season, so that they can live without food for one year.
Spiders usually reserve food hidden somewhere. But when the moment comes when there is no food to catch or feed, spiders can survive for up to 3 to 4 months and even up to 1 year.
In cold weather, the metabolism of penguins also decreases, which can help them to survive 2 to 4 months without food or water. Male penguins are responsible for keeping baby penguins warm and comfortable while female penguins reach temperatures below zero just to hunt.
Frogs can survive the environment without food for weeks, even 16 months.
Crocodiles save their energy by following slow strategies or even staying motionless or calm. This strategy helps them to live for months.
9. Galapagos Turtles
The largest turtle can live without food and water and can live for up to 2 to 3 years. Interesting!
In the cold season or in winter, bears tend to sleep. This slow activity lowers the metabolism and conserves energy, allowing them to survive for up to 100 days without food or water.
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