Hunter survives six days without water by eating ants

Published 6:45 AM ET, Tue October 13, 2015
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A hunter survived six days without water in a huge Australian desert by eating black ants, police said. Western Australia Police
Reginald Foggerdy, 62, had embarked on a hunting trip with his brother in the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia. Western Australia Police
He went missing Wednesday after setting off to hunt animals in the dry, sandy wilderness, wearing only a t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops, according to police. Western Australia Police
"His last couple of days of survival were achieved by lying down under a tree and eating black ants," Police Superintendent Andy Greatwood told local radio. "That's the level of survival that Mr. Foggerdy has gone to." Western Australia Police