Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 40 - 40.4 - Concept Check - Page 891: 2


The house cat must eat a larger proportion of its weight because it is the smaller animal. The less the size of an animal is, the greater its metabolic rate and food requirements.

Work Step by Step

pg. 885 explains the relation between the size and metabolic rate of an animal.
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