The Bigger The Spleen... • The Bigger The Spleen...

Well, that’s what IIardo aimed to find out. The aquatic mammal study determined the larger the spleen, the longer you can hold your breath underwater. Remarkably, some members of the tribe are known to hold their breath for almost 20 minutes. But even with their above-average breath control, Ilardo wasn’t prepared for what the results revealed. Photo Credit: Bertrand RIEGER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

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