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Which animal can hold its breath under water the longest amount of time?

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Overall, studies have been done with many animals and the current record-holder is the loggerhead musk turtle, which has been found to be capable of holding it's breath for more than 5,000 hours during forced immersion. That's 208 days, folks.

They can absorb oxygen from the water through their skin.