MoleRats: Energy Expenditure in Mole Rats

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Energy expenditure (ln.energy) in two castes (caste) of Damaraland mole rats (Cryptomys damarensis) with body mass (ln.mass) as a covariate.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 35 observations on the following 3 variables.

caste

a factor with levels lazy and worker

ln.mass

a numeric vector

ln.energy

a numeric vector

Source

inferred from Scantlebury, M., J.R. Speakman, M.K. Oosthuizen, T.J. Roper and N.C. Bennett. 2006. Energetics reveals physiologically distinct castes in a eusocial mammal. Nature 440: 795-797.

References

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v440/n7085/abs/nature04578.html

Examples

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