Mammals DataSet

Mammals DataSet

DataSet Animal(s) : Mammals
DataSet Category : Mammals
DataSet Country : Global
DataSet Region : Across the World
DataSet Type : DataSet
DataSet Access : Public
DataSet URL :

DataSet Date : October 16, 2015

A dataset with average brain and body weights for 62 species of land mammals.


body: body weight in kg.

brain: brain weight in g.

name: Common name of species.


Weisberg, S. (1985) Applied Linear Regression. 2nd edition. Wiley, pp. 144–5.

Selected from: Allison, T. and Cicchetti, D. V. (1976) Sleep in mammals: ecological and constitutional correlates. Science 194, 732–734.


Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999) Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third Edition. Springer