herpetology


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her·pe·tol·o·gy

(her'pe-tol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of zoology concerned with the study of reptiles and amphibians.

herpetology

(hûr′pĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

her′pe·to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), her′pe·to·log′i·cal adj.
her′pe·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
her′pe·tol′o·gist n.

herpetology

the study of reptiles.
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Surtout connu pour son North American Herpetology, John Edwards Holbrook (1794-1871) a aussi publie plusieurs ouvrages ichtyologiques dont le plus important est son Ichthyology of South Carolina (1855b, 1860).
Subsequent researchers, and herpetology class students, have often visited Dave's Pond.
I have taken my kids to a bunch of Gerry's camps outside the city: The first one was the Family Nature Camp at his farm in Hunsur, with my son Raoul who was about 7 at the time; the second was a large game experience at Mudumalai Reserve to which I took both Raoul and my five- month- old Samara, the third was again with both kids to Rom Whitaker's herpetology workshop with the Irula trackers in Chengalpet outside Chennai, and most recently with a friend to the workshop at the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station.
Remember, too, that a lot of conservation is done by individuals in the herpetology comunity, with Crested Geckos one of the best examples.
Sceloporus uniformis from California examined from the herpetology collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History (LACM), Los Angeles County, California.
My name is Jennifer Pramuk and I am the curator of herpetology at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo in New York City.
6 SD, range = 51-65 mm) were examined from the herpetology collection of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (LACM), Los Angeles, California.
The intestinal microbiota of amphibians, especially salamanders, represents an understudied area in the field of herpetology.
The first provides a full history of Italian herpetology, heavily illustrated with color plates of early collections, publications, naturalists, collectors, and scientists.
In the process, I learned more than I ever thought I wanted to know about reptile aficionados and herpetology, e.
Police wildlife officer PC Mark Goulding and Rhys Jones, a researcher in herpetology - the study of snakes - at Cardiff University, were called in yesterday after almost five days of searching for the creature had led to nothing.
In addition, they attended classes in herpetology, survival training, stream ecology and leadership.