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 habessinic..)

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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