Evol Ecol Res 10: 153-154 (2008)     Full PDF if your library subscribes.

Mammalian metabolic rate scaling to 2/3 or 3/4 depends on the presence of gut contents

Marcus Clauss,1* Jürgen Hummel,2 W. Jürgen Streich3 and Karl-Heinz Südekum2

1Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland,  2Institute of Animal Science, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany and  3Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany

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