In this section data files can be downloaded that contain summaries of the published DLW data for terrestrial mammals and birds between 1964 and 2009. The data are separated into two excel files. One for terrestrial mammals and one for birds.
To download click here:
If you download these data and use them in a publication then I would be grateful if you would please cite the following publication in which these data were originally collated and analysed as the source of the information.
Speakman, J.R. and Krol. E. (2010) Maximal heat dissipation capacity and hyperthermia risk: neglected key factors in the ecology of endotherms. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:
A reprint of this paper is available for download here.