The African Lungfish (Protopterus annectens) is a fish that can literally survive for years without water! This fish has a special organs that are as close to lungs as any fish in the world. During the dry season the African Lungfish will burrow in the moist ground and then secrete a mucus that covers all of its body except its mouth. This serves as a cocoon of sorts… until the dry season is over and then awakens from its state of hibernation…
(via: Fish Index)

The African Lungfish (Protopterus annectens) is a fish that can literally survive for years without water! This fish has a special organs that are as close to lungs as any fish in the world. During the dry season the African Lungfish will burrow in the moist ground and then secrete a mucus that covers all of its body except its mouth. This serves as a cocoon of sorts… until the dry season is over and then awakens from its state of hibernation…

(via: Fish Index)

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