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Animals That Can Survive Without Water For A Long Time: From Camel To African Elephants

African Elephants use their trunks as a glass for drinking water, swimming, and breathing, using them like snorkels in deep water.

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Frogs assimilate water directly through their skin in a 'drinking patch' on their stomach and thighs, without requiring a body of water like a lake, pond, river, or stream.

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Camels, despite lacking water storage in their humps, are highly efficient in their daily water usage, largely due to their oval blood cell shape.

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Desert iguanas obtain water from vegetation they eat and absorb moisture from the air through their skin.

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Desert tortoises primarily obtain their water from plants they consume, along with moisture from early morning dew or rain.

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Great Roadrunners primarily obtain water from their diet and excrete excess salt through a gland in front of their eye, similar to some seabird species.

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Sidewinder snake, a snake that primarily relies on rodents and lizards for moisture, can also drink water droplets from rain and dews.

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