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And if we were to compare the energy consun*ptior per m'nute rather than per lT'
eter, we would find that flying anirna s use rnore energy than swi"nrnirg or r..
nning anirnals with the same body mass. The downward slope of each line on
cost, in joules per kilogram of body rrass per meter traveled, for aninals
specialized for running, flyirg, and swimming (1 J = 0.24 ... I , I i l l ' l0'3 l 103 l06 '
Body mass (g) CONCLUSION For animals of a given body mass, swimming is the
In any mode, a small animal expends more energy per kilogram of body mass
than a large animal. Concept Check 49.7 1. Contrast sw'mming and flying 'n
terms of the main problems they pose and the adaptations that allow ar'ma|s to ...
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