WTF Fun Fact – African Lungfish

The African lungfish can survive up to 5 years without food or water through a process known as estivation. It has existed for ~400 million years. Their gills have evolved to obtain oxygen from the air as well as water. During estivation they get nutrients by digest its muscle tissue. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Which Animals Can Live Without Water For Years? – WorldAtlas

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