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PUMP: A Natural History of the Heart from Horseshoe Crabs to Great Whales

Join ROM’s Burton Lim in a lively conversation with zoologist Bill Schutt on his new book PUMP: A Natural History of the Heart, which explores the mysteries and wonders of the literal heartbeat of life on earth. From the ROM’s rare, preserved blue whale heart the size of a golf cart to New England beaches where horseshoe crabs are being harvested for their life-saving blood to labs where he encounters frozen hibernating wood frogs, PUMP takes readers on a fantastic trip around the world, telling an incredible story of evolution and scientific process.

Event recorded on October 4, 2021.

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Authored by: Kait Sykes

Authored by: Kait Sykes