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Lungfish (Protopterus)

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Lungfish (Protopterus)
Latin name: 
Protopterus

Found in swamps, streams, rivers and lakes of Africa. 130 cm long. It feeds on frogs, fish, crabs, clams, snails, etc. In the beginning of the dry season it buryies in mud and fell into an anabiosis (sleep), which usually lasts several months. During this time it breathes with atmospheric air - this is possible thanks to the additional lungs.