How Do Mammals Breathe?

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Most mammals have two lungs and a diaphragm that work together to allow one to breath. The diaphragm pulls the lungs down and sucks the air in. Then, the lungs push the lungs up and lets the air out.
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Mammals breathe using organs called lungs. They take air in and the oxygen is exchanged for carbon dioxide in small organelles called alveoli. This carbon dioxide is then expelled.
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Seals and whales are able to dive underwater for extended periods of time because they are able to store oxygen. While humans store 36 percent of their oxygen in their lungs and 51
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There are muscles in your ribs that help expand the thorax and also the diaphragm pulls air into the lungs. There the air is exchanged in tiny sacks with blood in capillaries. Oxygen
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Although mammals share several features in common, Mammalia contains a vast diversity of forms. The smallest mammals are found among the shrews and bats, and can weigh as little as 3 grams. More >>
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Mammals breathe through a process called respiration. Mammals have lungs that allow them to breathe, and a heart that pumps blood and oxygen through the veins in their body!
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