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Types of Animal Scientists

A list of various types of animal scientists.
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A person who specializes in the study of animals is called a zoologist. Zoologists who study certain kinds of animals have their own names.

  • Anthropologists study human beings.
  • Entomologists study insects.
  • Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians.
  • Ichthyologists specialize in fish.
  • Malacologists study mollusks, like snails and clams.
  • Mammalogists specialize in mammals.
  • Nematologists study round worms.
  • Ornithologists study birds.
  • Ethologists study animal behavior.
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