Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 54 - Behavioral Biology - Figure 54.24 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

For frogs: 30 min per frog, 10 joules per frog=20 joules per hour. For crickets: 12 minutes per cricket, 2 joules per cricket=10 joules per hour. The raccoon should forage in the stream.

Work Step by Step

This is a simple matter of calculating from the data given; work to get the energy yield per hour to see that the stream is a better place to hunt.
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