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Deep-Diving Dolphins Avoid 'Bends' with Powerful Lungs

When dolphins dive deep below the water's surface, they avoid decompression sickness likely because the massive sea creatures have collapsible lungs.

Published On 07/20/2015
10:05 AM EDT
A genetic study found that the Mediterranean is a sea of genetic diversity for bottlenose dolphins. | Stefania Gaspari
A genetic study found that the Mediterranean is a sea of genetic diversity for bottlenose dolphins. | Stefania Gaspari