This is an updated and expanded version of the mammals sleep dataset. Updated sleep times and weights were taken from V. M. Savage and G. B. West. A quantitative, theoretical framework for understanding mammalian sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104 (3):1051-1056, 2007.
A data frame with 83 rows and 11 variables
Additional variables order, conservation status and vore were added from wikipedia.
name. common name
vore. carnivore, omnivore or herbivore?
conservation. the conservation status of the animal
sleep\_total. total amount of sleep, in hours
sleep\_rem. rem sleep, in hours
sleep\_cycle. length of sleep cycle, in hours
awake. amount of time spent awake, in hours
brainwt. brain weight in kilograms
bodywt. body weight in kilograms