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270.Award: 1.00 pointMass-specific food intakeincreases linearly as body mass declines.is the same for all vertebrate groups but is variable in some invertebrate groups.means that the daily energy requirement must necessarily increase with size.may be related to types of diet that animals select; small animals can afford to increasesearch time for scarce but nutritious foods while large animals eat poor-quality bulk foodssuch as grasses.shows that larger animals require quality food.
ReferencesMultiple ChoiceLearning Objective:26.4 Explain how thenutritionalrequirements ofanimals differ due todifferences in theirmetabolic rate, size,age andreproductive state.Difficulty:MediumSection: How muchfood do animalsrequire?
271.Award: 1.00 pointThe mouse–elephant curve (which relates body mass and metabolic rates) demonstrates that

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