Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Think and Explain: 76

Answer

A small animal has a greater amount of radiating area per kg as compared to a large animal. This means the animal needs a greater amount of nutrition per kilogram of its body mass. The mouse needs a greater amount of food per kilogram.
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