2. Weight information was often lacking in references.
3. Weights in the Adult Ave. Wt. Used column:
a. Where weight ranges were given
in references, the average of the weights were used.
b. Where maximum weights only were given, 75 percent of the maximum weights were
c. When only length or height or animals of comparable size information were available as indicated by “e” in the table, rough
average weights were estimated based on the weights of other mammals of similar size.
d. In those cases where no information was available
and a number was necessary to complete calculations, then a rough estimate of average weight was assumed as indicated by “f” in the