How Long Can Whales Stay Underwater?

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A Right Whale will stay under water for around twenty minutes before surfacing for five to ten minutes. 90% of the air in their lungs is replaced with each breath. There are some types of whales that can stay under water for up to two hours!
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Whales usually stay under the water for anywhere from 3-8 minutes although there have been times when they've stayed under water for up to 30 minutes. Maybe they were looking for
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100 mins max.
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Some whales can only hold their breath for 3-5 minutes, while the sperm and
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Sperm whales. From Whales on the Net: The longest recorded dive by a whale (Guinness Book of Records) was that of a Sperm Whale. On 25th August 1969 a bull Sperm Whale surfaced from
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