Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 40 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 895: 3



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The answer can be found by reviewing p. 885, especially Fig. 40.20 on which most of these organisms are listed. The snake (C.) can be excluded based on its being a reptile, which would give it a lower BMR, and the penguin (D.) is intermediate in size compared to other animals on the list, giving it an intermediate BMR while the question is asking for an extreme.
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