William McKeever

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William McKeever

william mckeever hammerhead shark

Sharks are weird. They survived the dinosaur extinction, predate trees (?!), and some can dive four THOUSAND feet below the ocean’s surface, to say nothing of a sixth sense that allows them to sense electric fields. Steven Spielberg and the Discovery Channel have trained us to fear them, although humans kill sharks a lot more often than sharks kill humans. Ocean conservationist and documentarian William McKeever is something of an apologist for the much-maligned species, and his new book’s called Emperors of the Deep: Sharks—The Ocean’s Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians. In it, he argues they they are evolutionary marvels necessary for a balanced ecosystem.

The reading will include a private screening of McKeever’s documentary Emperors of the Deep.

July 02 2019


Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
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