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In pictures: What diving animals can teach us about the history of breathing Add to ...

High concentrations of myoglobin in muscles allow diving mammals to hold their breath longer. By studying the lineage of diving mammals and their body masses, scientists were able to predict maximum dive times in living and extinct mammals

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