Does Body Size Matter? *
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AbstractAnimals come in all shapes and sizes, even humans. You can look up different statistics about different kinds of animals using the Internet: average body size, brain size, life expectancy and generation time are some examples. Is there a correlation between body size and life span? Is there a correlation between body size and brain size? Is there a correlation between body size and generation time? Is there a correlation between body size and the size of your footprint? (Comparative Mammalian Brain Collection, http://www.brainmuseum.org/)
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Science Buddies Staff. "Does Body Size Matter?" Science Buddies, 28 July 2017, https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Zoo_p034/zoology/does-body-size-matter. Accessed 19 Oct. 2019.
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