Watch this old BBC clip of fish and frogs living out of water: The lungfish can take in oxygen from the air when they’re no longer in water, then they burrow into the ground and coat themselves in a protective mucus bag that can preserve themselves until conditions improve. The desert frog can survive drought for seven years thanks to a waterproof barrier of shredded skin and an emergency supply of water, while the thorny devil lizard can collect water with capillary action.
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