OstrichTemp: Ostrich Body and Brain Temperatures

Description Format Source References Examples

Description

Body and brain temperatures (degrees C) in free-ranging ostriches (Struthio camelus) at the the Lichtenburg Game Breeding Centre, Lichtenburg, South Africa.

Format

A data frame with 6 observations on the following 3 variables.

ostrich

a numeric vector identifying ostrich number

body.temp

a numeric vector of body temperature in degrees C

brain.temp

a numeric vector of brain temperature in degrees C

Source

Fuller, A., P.R. Kamerman, S.K. Maloney, G. Mitchell, and D. Mitchell. 2003. Variability in brain and arterial blood temperatures in free-ranging ostriches in their natural habitat. Journal of Experimental Biology 206: 1171-1181.

References

http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/206/7/1171

http://www.sa-venues.com/game-reserves/nwp_lichtenburg.htm

Examples

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xyplot(brain.temp ~ body.temp, OstrichTemp)

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