Which Animals Can Last The Longest Without Water?

Water, we know that it gives us life; it gives all animals life. However, some of them need it more than others. A select few can last a very long time without it. We’ve listed them for you.



Everyone knows about how the camel can survive weeks without drinking water. Actually, it maxes out at about 15 days. They need this ability in their desert environments.


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Giraffes can actually last longer without drinking water than camels! They will go up to 3 weeks without a drink. When they do drink, they’ve been known to down 12 gallons in one sitting.


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Kangaroo Rat:

Believe it or not, this little animal can last longer without drinking water than any other. They go their whole lives (3-5 years) without drinking any!


Technically, all these animals have to have water to survive; they just go a very long time without drinking it. Unlike them, humans should drink it every day. If you have concerns about your water quality, Oliver’s Pure Water can help. For more information, give us a call at (817) 205-6411.