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A smiling whale makes a record deep dive

Breaching Cuvier's beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) Atlantic, USA.

The Cuvier's beaked whale, whose deep dives can last an hour or more, typically spends only minutes at the sea surface before plunging back underwater. Credit: Todd Pusser/NPL

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Nature 586, 11 (2020)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-02701-x

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