mammals {MASS}R Documentation

Brain and Body Weights for 62 Species of Land Mammals

Description

A data frame with average brain and body weights for 62 species of land mammals.

Usage

mammals

Format

body
body weight in kg
brain
brain weight in g
name
Common name of species. Rock hyrax-a = Heterohyrax brucci. Rock hyrax-b = Procavia habessinica.

Source

Weisberg, S. (1985) Applied Linear Regression. 2nd edition. Wiley, pp. 144–5.

Selected from: Allison, T. and Cicchetti, D. V. (1976) Sleep in mammals: ecological and constitutional correlates. Science 194, 732–734.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999) Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third Edition. Springer.


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