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Table 2 Maximum metabolic rates of mammals adjusted to a standard hematocrit of 0.42 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 Body mass (kg) Hematocrit VO2 max (ml/min)
    Measured value Adjusted value
Woodmouse 0.02 0.42 5.28 5.28
Mole rat 0.129 0.42 13.61 13.61
Rat 0.148 0.42 15.55 15.55
Guinea pig 0.595 0.5 33.2 27.888
Agouti 3.22 0.42 328.44 328.44
Fox 4.4 0.42 955.7 955.7
Goat 21 0.299 1386 1946.89
Dog 23.7 0.5 3455.5 2902.62
Pronghorn 28.4 0.456 8434.8 7768.895
Horse 446 0.55 60745.2 46387.24
Steer 475 0.4 24225 25436.25
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