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AskNature Nugget Ep. 5: Giraffe

August 24, 2012
Ep. 5: How Does Nature Maintain Flow Against Gravity?

How do giraffes to pump blood the entire distance of their bodies? Why don't they faint when they stand up? For this special AskNature Nugget, we sent Biomimicry 3.8's Chief Marketing Officer Colin Mangham into the wild to explain how giraffes maintain consistent blood flow under pressure.