Data about <i>Marmota monax</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic range (size of area)
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7,599,938.29 km²
PanTHERIA  
 
longitude median
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-103 decimal degrees
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longitude min
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-150 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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-55.6 decimal degrees
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latitude median
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48.68 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude min
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31.66 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude max
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65.7 decimal degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Alaska-St. Elias Range tundra
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Alberta Mountain forests
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Alberta-British Columbia foothills forests
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Allegheny Highlands forests
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Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests
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Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests
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Atlantic coastal pine barrens
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British Columbia mainland coastal forests
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Canadian Aspen forests and parklands
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Cascade Mountains leeward forests
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Central and Southern mixed grasslands
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Central British Columbia Mountain forests
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Central Canadian Shield forests
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Central forest-grasslands transition
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Central tall grasslands
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Central U.S. hardwood forests
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Copper Plateau taiga
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Eastern Canadian forests
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Eastern Canadian Shield taiga
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Eastern forest-boreal transition
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Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests
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Flint Hills tall grasslands
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Fraser Plateau and Basin complex
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Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests
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Interior Alaska-Yukon lowland taiga
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Interior Yukon-Alaska alpine tundra
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Mid-Continental Canadian forests
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Middle Atlantic coastal forests
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Midwestern Canadian Shield forests
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Mississippi lowland forests
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Muskwa-Slave Lake forests
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Nearctic
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New England-Acadian forests
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North Central Rockies forests
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Northeastern coastal forests
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Northern Canadian Shield taiga
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Northern Cordillera forests
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Northern mixed grasslands
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Northern tall grasslands
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Northern transitional alpine forests
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Okanagan dry forests
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Ozark Mountain forests
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Piney Woods forests
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Southeastern mixed forests
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Southern Great Lakes forests
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Southern Hudson Bay taiga
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Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition
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Western Great Lakes forests
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Yukon Interior dry forests
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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412.76 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
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89 mm newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
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210 mm weanling
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
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3,413 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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248 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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248 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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27.43 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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3.58 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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3.58 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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3,413 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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3,801.7 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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3,801.7 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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3,880.93 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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27.19 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
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247.99 g weanling
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass
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2,650 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
weight
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4,000 adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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27 neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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248 weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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omnivore
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omnivore
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primary diet
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leaves
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leaves
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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leaves of herbaceous plants
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leaves of woody plants
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plants
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plants
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diet includes
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animals
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invertebrates
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habitat
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agricultural feature
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
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farm
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forest
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forest
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grassland
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hedge
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hill
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meadow
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mount
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mountain
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orchard
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pasture
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plain
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savanna
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scrubland
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soil
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stream
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temperate
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terrestrial biome
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial habitat
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wood
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woodland
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Boreal Forests (Taiga)
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tundra
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precipitation in geographic range mean
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58.82 millimeters per month
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interacts with
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habitat breadth
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
temperature in geographic range mean
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26.7 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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497.36 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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549.09 millimeters per month
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diet breadth
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3
PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

 
parental care
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No Paternal Care
Social systems of mammalian species  
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No Paternal Care
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
home range average
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0.01 km²
PanTHERIA  
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0.01 km²
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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4.1
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4.5
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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4.5
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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4.5
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
behavioral circadian rhythm
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diurnal
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onset of fertility
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548 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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548 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
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413.84 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at first reproduction average
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17.81 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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17.81 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
dispersal age average
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357.43 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
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1.09 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1.09 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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31.5 days
PanTHERIA  
 
litters per year average
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1 female
PanTHERIA  
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1
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
litters per year
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1 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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120 months
PanTHERIA  
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14 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
social group size average
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1
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terrestriality
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fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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weaning age average
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1.57 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1.57 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
weaning age average
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43.83 days
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age
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46 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
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32 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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116 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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116 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
Mating System
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Not Monogamous
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Not Monogamous
Social systems of mammalian species  
 
Social System
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No Social Group Living
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No Social Group Living
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Solitary
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Solitary
Social systems of mammalian species  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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2.59 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.3 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
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662.5 mL/hr O2
PanTHERIA  
 
basal metabolic rate
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3.7 Watts
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
body temperature
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310.15 kelvin
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
IUCN  
 
animal population density average
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136.7 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
conservation status
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least concern
IUCN  
 
human population density mean
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26.15 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
human population density change mean
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0.03
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extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  
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extant
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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extant
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

Other

 
Unknown!
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omnivore
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