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Table 5.

Energy expended in wheel-running on a daily basis, computed from mean values in Tables 2 and 3 

AltitudeMinimal COTPostural costsTotal COT
Golden-mantled ground squirrel    
   2165 1006 (12.3%) 880 (10.7%) 1886 (23.0%) 
   3800 1427 (21.9%) 784 (12.0%) 2211 (33.9%) 
Least chipmunk    
   2165 260.4 (10.6%) 286.8 (11.5%) 547.2 (22.2%) 
   3800 209.9 (9.1%) 184.9 (8.0%) 394.8 (17.1%) 
AltitudeMinimal COTPostural costsTotal COT
Golden-mantled ground squirrel    
   2165 1006 (12.3%) 880 (10.7%) 1886 (23.0%) 
   3800 1427 (21.9%) 784 (12.0%) 2211 (33.9%) 
Least chipmunk    
   2165 260.4 (10.6%) 286.8 (11.5%) 547.2 (22.2%) 
   3800 209.9 (9.1%) 184.9 (8.0%) 394.8 (17.1%) 

Minimal COT=iCOT×drun; postural costs=intercept–RMR; total COT=minimal COT+postural costs. Units are ml O2 day–1; values in parentheses are percentages of daily energy expenditures

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