What is another word for zoologist?

Pronunciation: [zuːˈɒləd͡ʒˌɪst] (IPA)

A zoologist is someone who studies animals and their behavior, physiology, and habits. There are many synonyms for the word zoologist, including animal biologist, animal behaviorist, animal ecologist, animal physiologist, and wildlife biologist. These professionals often work in a variety of settings, including zoos, research facilities, and government agencies. Zoologists may specialize in a particular type of animal, such as mammals, birds, reptiles, or fish, or they may study a specific aspect of animal behavior, such as migration patterns or mating rituals. Regardless of their area of specialization, zoologists play an important role in understanding and protecting the animals of our planet.

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Usage examples for Zoologist

The zoologist sketched in the prevalent animals and fish forms, showed there was nothing in land animals higher than a large rodent, no sea mammals at all, no fish larger than the tarpon.
"Eight Keys to Eden"
Mark Irvin Clifton
They didn't; they requested a zoologist.
"A World by the Tale"
Gordon Randall Garrett
McLeod was a zoologist, not an astronomer, but he read enough on astronomy to know that the estimated number of Earth-type planets alone-according to the latest theory-ran into the tens of millions or hundreds of millions.
"A World by the Tale"
Gordon Randall Garrett

Famous quotes with Zoologist

  • If the resident zoologist of Galaxy X had visited the earth 5 million years ago while making his inventory of inhabited planets in the universe, he would surely have corrected his earlier report that apes showed more promise than Old World monkeys and noted that monkeys had overcome an original disadvantage to gain domination among primates. (He will confirm this statement after his visit next year—but also add a footnote that one species from the ape bush has enjoyed an unusual and unexpected flowering, thus demanding closer monitoring.)
    Stephen Jay Gould

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