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ethology

 [ĕ-thol´o-je]
the scientific study of animal behavior, particularly in the natural state. adj., adj etholog´ical.

e·thol·o·gy

(ē-thol'ŏ-jē),
The study of animal behavior.
[G. ethos, character, habit, + logos, study]

ethology

(ĭ-thŏl′ə-jē, ē-thŏl′-)
n.
1. The scientific study of animal behavior, especially as it occurs in a natural environment.
2. The study of human ethos and its formation.

eth′o·log′i·cal (ĕth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·thol′o·gist n.

ethology

the study of animal behaviour in the natural habitat of the animals concerned.
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* ACAAB: The Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist is the next rung down the ladder.
When would an owner consult a certified applied animal behaviorist? Perhaps in cases of extreme aggression--such as a dog who causes physical harm by biting humans or other dogs - or for a dog whose fear issues impact his quality of life.
Montagna to report to the animal control officer within 24 hours of the initial dog hearing in November that Sunny was in a safe, secure area and that he had made an appointment with a certified animal behaviorist to evaluate Sunny's temperament and "trainability."
To find a certified applied animal behaviorist, log onto the ABS website (see sidebar this page).
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Freeman, an animal behaviorist at the University of Manitoba, was inspired to make detailed recordings of peacocks by her coauthor's impression that their fanned-out feather display curved slightly forward like a shallow satellite dish.
But for particularly difficult problems, he or she may enlist the help of a certified applied animal behaviorist or a board-certified veterinary behaviorist.
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PRINCETON - The Board of Selectmen voted to euthanize Sunny, an Alaskan malamute, against the recommendations of an animal behaviorist, stating they did not feel the dog's owner would adhere to strict recommendations for the dog.
Some dogs are not so fortunate, notes animal behaviorist Ilana Reisner, DVM, PhD.
Animal behaviorist Timothy Roper says that the renowned naturalist propagated die-hard misunderstandings of birds' sense of smell.

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