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" A great many men die from burst arteries, especially in the brain, and this danger is presumably still greater for an elephant or a giraffe. But animals of all kinds find difficulties in size for the following reason. A typical small animal, say a microscopic... "
The Reader's Digest - Página 171
editado por - 1926
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Harper's Magazine, Volumen152

1926
...difficulties. They have to pump their blood to greater heights than a man and, therefore, require a larger blood pressure and tougher blood vessels. A great many men die from burst arteries, expecially in the brain, and this danger is presumably still greater for an elephant or a giraffe....
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Possible Worlds

John B. S. Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson Haldane - 1940 - 312 páginas
...greater heights than a man and, therefore, require a larger blood pressure and tougher blood-vessels. A great many men die from burst arteries, especially...reason. A typical small animal, say a microscopic worm or rotifer, has a smooth skin through which all the oxygen it requires can soak in, a straight gut...
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