Rumen Temperature In An Alpine Ibex

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Description

Telemetric measurements of rumen temperature in a free-living alpine ibex (Capra ibex) measured at unequal time intervals.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 1201 observations on 3 variables.

date

a character variable giving date and time of measurements.

hours

a numerical variable giving hours elapsed since the first measurement.

temp

a numerical variable giving rumen (stomach) temperature in degrees Celsius.

Source

A subset of data from Signer, C., Ruf, T., Arnold, W. (2011) Functional Ecology 25: 537-547.

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data(ibex)
datetime <- as.POSIXlt(ibex$date)
plot(datetime,ibex$temp,pch=19,cex=0.3)