Life History DBs

Picture of a Kangaroo Rat Photo by Margaret Kurvius

An suite of open-source databases of containing information on the life history traits and morphology of mammals, birds, and reptiles. There are three primary datasets:

  • An amniote life‐history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles with data on 29 life-history parameters, containing at least one life-history parameter for 21,322 species of birds, mammals, and reptiles. [Data, Paper]
  • Life history characteristics of placental nonvolant mammals. [Data, Paper]
  • Body mass of Late Quaternary mammals [Data, Paper]