MoleRats {abd} | R Documentation |

## Energy Expenditure in Mole Rats

### Description

Energy expenditure (`ln.energy`

) in two castes (`caste`

) of
Damaraland mole rats (*Cryptomys damarensis*) with body mass
(`ln.mass`

) as a covariate.

### 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

```
MoleRats
```

[Package

*abd*version 0.2-8 Index]