May 29, 2024, 11:49 AM IST

10 animals who love summer heat

Mahipal Chouhan

Camels: Desert-adapted with fat-storing humps, retaining moisture and enduring long periods without water in extreme heat.

Fennec Foxes: Large ears dissipate heat, fur-covered feet protect against hot sand, thriving in Sahara Desert conditions.

Meerkats: Live in burrows to avoid heat, dark eye circles reduce glare, adapted to Kalahari Desert environment.

Roadrunners: Thrive in southwestern U.S. deserts, endure high temperatures, survive with minimal water in arid environments.

Desert Tortoises: Spend time in underground burrows to escape heat, conserve moisture in arid southwestern U.S. and Mexico.

Gila Monsters: Prefer hot, dry environments, venomous lizards often found in burrows during extreme heat in southwestern U.S. and Mexico.

Dromedary Camels: Adapted to desert climates, tolerate high body temperatures, survive with minimal water in Arabian deserts.

Saharan Silver Ants: Endure extreme desert heat, rapidly scurry across hot sands in search of food in the Sahara.

This information is not DNA's opinion and is obtained from media reports