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- n. A person who studies ethology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who studies or writes upon ethology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One versed in ethology; one who studies or writes on the subject of manners and morals.
- n. A mimic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats
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Loved to do scientific journals and dreamed of being an ethologist which is the scientist's equivalent of a starving artist.
Is my enjoyment of Picasso really illuminated, as Dr. Ramachandran claims, by ethologist Niko Tinbergen's demonstration that gull chicks prefer fake maternal beaks with too many stripes to the real thing?
The morality issue can be settled by q quick look at the work of any reputable ethologist.
This, incidentally, was a point made by the famed ethologist Konrad Lorenz in his 1963 book, On Aggression, when he declared that social animals possess "mechanisms" that inhibit lethal aggression against their own kind.
Lady Jane is an ethologist â or one who studies animal behavior â and was born in London, England.
She came across something called the model/rival technique, which a German ethologist named Dietmar Todt had tried in a 1975 study of parrots.
Likewise, if you told an ethologist that you found a new species of primate that is closely related to chimps, she would instantly know a tremendous amount about this animal and what it might be able to do.
If you read Goodall, or any ethologist studying animal intelligence, you'll see just what I've explained to you: Intelligence is not an explanation of anything.
My concern here is the use and abuse of evolution in biology and a recent review by science journalist Nicholas Wade of the New York Times, the review an essay about a new book by the British ethologist and biologist and sociobiologist Richard Dawkins.
Research in this area "is just the beginning wave of the future," said comparative ethologist Gordon Burghardt, of the University of Tennessee, who studies the evolution of play.
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