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What do camels need to survive?

Camels are well adapted for survival in the desert. Their adaptations include: large, flat feet – to spread their weight on the sand. thick fur on the top of the body for shade, and thin fur elsewhere to allow easy heat loss.

How do camels protect themselves?

Camels protect themselves from predators by regurgitating their stomach contents mixed with saliva in a projectile fashion. When a camel is about to regurgitate, its cheeks fill up and bulge out. A camel can spit up to 37 meters.

How do camels survive in the desert without water?

Arabian camels, also known as dromedaries, have only one hump, but they employ it to great effect. The hump stores up to 80 pounds of fat, which a camel can break down into water and energy when sustenance is not available. These humps give camels their legendary ability to travel up to 100 desert miles without water.

Why do camels not sweat?

Camels conserve water by not sweating as much as we do. A camel’s metabolism lowers at night, making its body temperature much lower than a human’s. Because we sweat to cool ourselves off, starting with a lower body temperature means less need to sweat.

Does kangaroo rat die after drinking water?

Adaptations. The kangaroo rat is almost perfectly adapted to life in the desert. They can survive without ever drinking any water, getting needed moisture from their seed diet. They have excellent hearing and can even detect the silent sound of an owl approaching.

How do kangaroo rats breathe?

Efficient breathing. Kangaroo rats have long snouts that allow them to resorb water from their exhaled breaths within their nasal cavity. This means they lose less water than other animals when exhaling.

How do kangaroo rats survive without drinking water?

Their bodies have developed amazing adaptations that reduce the amount of water needed and the amount of water that is lost. Even though their diet consists of mostly dry seeds, the Kangaroo rat has almost no need for water. Instead they survive almost entirely on the water metabolized from seeds that are eaten.

Which animal will die if it drinks water?

Kangaroo rat

Can a chimpanzee rip a man’s arm off?

A chimp could certainly cause serious injuries to a human’s arms but it is unlikely that it would actually tear off an arm or leg unless it was using it’s teeth.