carnivores {Biostatistics}R Documentation

Brain and body mass for carnivore species

Description

Data on mean brain and body mass for 199 species from the carnivora.

Usage

data("carnivores")

Format

A data frame with 199 observations on the following 7 variables.

Binomial

binomial species name

order

order name

family

family name

genus

genus name

species

species name

Mean_brain_mass_g

mean brain mass for that species in g

Mean_body_mass_Kg

mean body mass for that species in Kg

Source

Burger, Joseph Robert; George, Menshian Ashaki; Leadbetter, Claire; Shaikh, Farhin (2019), Data from: The allometry of brain size in mammals, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2r62k7s

References

Burger, J.R., George, M.A., Leadbetter, C. & Shaikh, F. (2019) The allometry of brain size in mammals. Journal of mammalogy, 100, 276-283.

Examples

data(carnivores)
str(carnivores)

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