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Table 1 Maximum metabolic rates (VO2 max) of mammals from Weibel et al.[1].

From: Allometric scaling of the maximum metabolic rate of mammals: oxygen transport from the lungs to the heart is a limiting step

Mammal M (kg) VO2 max (ml/min)
Pygmy mouse 0.0072 1.884
Woodmouse 0.02 5.28
Deer mouse 0.022 4.928
Mouse 0.026 3.884
Chipmunk 0.09 21.485
Mole rat 0.136 14.58
Rat 0.278 23.13
Dwarf mongoose 0.43 54.44
Guinea pig 0.584 32.59
Rat kangaroo 1.1 194.7
Banded mongoose 1.14 130
Genet cat 1.38 146.6
Spring hare 3 291.6
Agouti 3.22 328.4
Suri 3.3 317.8
Dik-dik 4.2 228.1
Fox 4.51 897.5
Grant's gazelle 10.1 539.3
Coyote 12.4 2283.3
Pig 18.5 1731.6
African sheep 21.8 1013.7
Goat 24.3 1344.7
Dog 25.9 3825
Wolf 27.6 4310
Pronghorn 28.4 8435
Lion 30 1800
Wildebeest 102 4468
Waterbuck 110 5172
Calf 141 5161
Pony 171 15185
Zebu cattle 193 5660
Eland 240 8640
Horse 453 56005
Steer 475 24225
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