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I need help with It is much easier for a small animal to run uphill than for a large animal, because

It is much easier for a small animal to run uphill than for a large animal, because 

  • Option 1)

    It is easier to carry a small body weight 

  • Option 2)

    Smaller animals have a higher metabolic rate 

  • Option 3)

    small animals have a lower O2 requirement 

  • Option 4)

    The efficiency of muscles in large animals is less than in the small animals

 
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Metabolism -

Sum total of all reaction occurring in organism.

- wherein

Includes anabolism and catabolism.

 

 

Metabolism results in release of energy. Hence, smaller animals have more energy due to high metabolic rate.


Option 1)

It is easier to carry a small body weight 

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Smaller animals have a higher metabolic rate 

This option is correct.

Option 3)

small animals have a lower O2 requirement 

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

The efficiency of muscles in large animals is less than in the small animals

This option is incorrect.

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