Whales breathe through blowhole on their back

Q.  Whales breathe through
- Published on 25 Jan 16

a. Blowhole on their back
b. Gills
c. Skin and fins
d. Both a and b

ANSWER: Blowhole on their back
Whales breathe through a 'blow hole' situated on their back, they do not breathe through gills. Opening their mouths (like most dying fish do) really does not help a whale breathe. Only pouring sea water continuously on them when on land can help them stay alive.

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