A kangaroo rat can live its entire life, 2 to 5 years, without drinking water. Camels can only survive for a few months without water.Know More
Camels need less water in the winter months than they do in the summer. They get some of the water they need from the plants they eat and, despite what many people believe, a camel's humps do not store water for the animal. A camel's humps are fat reserves that are converted to energy as necessary.
Kangaroo rats build their homes in humid underground shelters and coat their fur in an oily substance that helps them retain water. They have the ability to lower their own metabolic rate, which also conserves water.Learn more about Mammals
The fastest land animal is the cheetah, which is capable of running as fast as 70 to 75 miles per hour. It only takes cheetahs three seconds to reach 60 miles per hour, which is quicker than the acceleration of most automobiles.Full Answer >
One animal whose name begins with the letter "U" is the uakari, which is a kind of monkey. Other animals whose names begin with "U" are the umbrella bird and the uguisu.Full Answer >
Relative to body weight, the dung beetle is the strongest animal on the planet and can pull 1,141 times its own body weight. In relation to physical size, the blue whale is the strongest animal on the planet, as the ocean giant is capable of destroying large ships.Full Answer >
A wild animal is a non-domestic animal living in its natural habitat. Wild animals are not the same as feral animals, which live in the wild but have domestic ancestors.Full Answer >