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Exerting force requires energy-consuming cellular work. Swimming Because
most animals are reasonably buoyant in water, overcoming gravity is less of a
problem QJ(Q§ for swimming animals than for species that move on land Biology.
cost, in joules per kilogram of body rrass per meter traveled, for aninals
specialized for running, flyirg, and swimming (1 J = 0.24 cal). l\otice that both
axes are plotted on logarithmic scales. Energy cost (ll kgl m) ' HYi“9 Running 102
rr ll} 1 ' N ...
1074) Animals that are specialized for swimming expend less energy per meter
traveled than equivalently sized animals specialized for flying or running.
TESTING YOUR KNOWLEDGE Self-Quiz. a problem for swimming animals than
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