Information that will amaze you.. Animals that do not drink water for the rest of their lives

طقس العرب GO 2022-04-04 2022-04-04T10:15:22Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
محرر أخبار - قسم التواصل الاجتماعي
Information that will amaze you.. Animals that do not drink water for the rest of their lives

Weather of Arabia - When asked about any animal that does not drink water, the first thing that comes to our mind is the camel, although the camel can survive without water for several days, it must definitely drink water to survive, however, there are animals You do not need to drink water to survive, and we will learn about it in the following lines.

 

The most prominent animals that do not need to drink water

 

1. Kangaroo Rat

This little rodent never drinks water throughout his life, and does not need to drink water at all, as he gets the necessary moisture from the seeds on which he feeds, but will that be enough?!

 

God Almighty placed in   The kangaroo rat has special features that enable it to lower the metabolism to reduce the loss of moisture from the body, and it also excretes highly concentrated urine that does not lose water through excretion, in addition to being an animal that does not pant and does not sweat, and this is an excellent way to survive for rodents that live in arid deserts.

 

2. Jerboa

The jerboa or jerboa is a nocturnal rodent that lives in the desert prairies and is present in most Arab countries, where it lives in deserts and dry areas in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. directione.

 

Jerboa animals are similar to kangaroo rats that live in the United States to a degree that is difficult to differentiate between them, and it is one of the rodents that do not drink water and depend on the moisture of plants and grains they eat, so their urine is concentrated, and this type of rodent enters the summer hibernation in the hot months.

 

 

3. Thorny Devil

This Australian spineless lizard also does not drink water, because the spiky skin of the lizard helps absorb moisture from the air during cold nights or rain and enables the lizard to survive. These multi-purpose spines have become an excellent adaptation for this arid desert animal. It helps the lizard to live without drinking water.

 

4. Sand Gazelle

This deer is superior to the camel when it comes to surviving with little water, God Almighty has endowed it with features that made it able to adapt to dry conditions, as the deer has the ability to shrink its lungs and heart to reduce breathing and thus reduce moisture loss, in addition, In time of need, it can also reabsorb urine again to get moisture, this makes the Arabian Sand Gazelle a true king of the desert.

 

5. Koala

This cute and lovable marsupial does not drink water and this is not because it lives in an arid region, the main reason is that it is slow and often places where water is filled with predators, so instead of drinking water, koalas depend on moisture from the eucalyptus leaves on which they feed.

 

6. Water Holding Frog

The water-retaining frog is an Australian animal that has a unique adaptation in the dry seasons. These frogs take in water during the rainy months. During dry periods, the skin of the frog secretes a water-resistant, mucous cocoon that prevents moisture from escaping from its body. Meanwhile, this frog enters The Australian is hibernating underground waiting for another rainy season, and it can live for two years or more on the fluid stored in its bladder.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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