Body and Brain Weights

Data was taken from the Statistics 100 course taught at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. For further information about the data, see theSTAT 100 at UIUC Web Page

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DESCRIPTION:

Average brain and body weights for 27 species of land animals.

VARIABLES:

  1. body: body weight in kg
  2. brain: brain weight in g
SIZE:

Observations = 27; Variables = 2

SOURCE:

Rousseeuw, P.J. & Leroy, A.M. (1987) Robust Regression and Outlier Detection. Wiley, p. 57.


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AnimalBody WeightBrain Weight
Mountain beaver1.35465
Cow465423
Grey wolf36.33119.5
Goat27.66115
Guinea pig1.045.5
Dipliodocus1170050
Asian elephant25474603
Donkey187.1419
Horse521655
Potar monkey10115
Cat3.325.6
Giraffe529680
Gorilla207406
Human621320
African elephant66545712
Triceratops940070
Rhesus monkey6.8179
Kangaroo3556
Golden hamster0.121
Mouse0.0230.4
Rabbit2.512.1
Sheep55.5175
Jaguar100157
Chimpanzee52.16440
Brachiosaurus87000154.5
Mole0.1223
Pig192180