Jun 16, 2024, 01:26 PM IST

7 animals that can live months without food

Ritik Raj

Ball Python: Due to its low metabolic rate, which enables it to store energy, this species can go up to six months without eating.

Galapagos Tortoises: Due to their sluggish metabolism and abundant internal water reserves, these creatures can go up to a year without eating.

Scorpion: Due to its ability to eat up to one-third of its body weight at once, this species is capable of going a year without eating.

Tardigrade: During their thirty-year food fast, these organisms stop all physical activity; however, they immediately resume it upon receiving nourishment.

Burrowing Frog: This type of frog can survive for a full year without food because it burrows under marshy soil.

Crocodiles: This species conserves energy by remaining in one place, allowing it to go up to three years without eating.

Olm: These aquatic creatures can survive for up to ten years without food, despite their terrifying appearance. They can be found in Italy and the Balkans.