Which animal can live the longest without water?

The kangaroo rat can go its entire life without drinking a drop of water.

 

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Instead, it eats seeds and beans with high water content to quench its thirst. This rat can live for over a decade without drinking anything. Living in hot areas without much water is a challenge that several animals have evolved to tackle and the kangaroo rat’s secret is in its kidneys.

 

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