Fitch: Body Measurements of Mammal Species

Description Format Details Source

Description

Body measurements for a sample of 28 mammal species from a Fitch paper on acoustic allometry

Format

A data frame with 28 observations on the following 5 variables.

Species

species of mammal

Order

Order (Carnivora or Primates)

Wt

Body weight (in kg)

Skull

Skull length (in cm)

Palate

Palate length (in cm)

Details

Data on mammal species from a Zoology paper about acoustic allometry by W. Tecumseh Fitch.

Source

Fitch, W. Tecumseh (2000), "Skull dimensions in relation to body size in nonhuman mammals: The causal bases for acoustic allometry," Zoology, 103, 40-58.


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