ethologist ethologist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

Usage(s):

  1. But Marc Bekoff, an ethologist at the University of Colorado, always suspected there was something more going on.
  2. But now a coalition of activists headed by Jane Goodall, the renowned ethologist, wants to force the apes into retirement.
  3. But now a coalition of activists headed by Jane Goodall, the renowned ethologist, wants to force the apes into retirement.

News

  • Dentists Say You Need to Floss. Science Says You Don't.

    While working as a research fellow at the Primate Research Institute at the University of Kyoto in Japan, French ethologist Jean-Baptiste Leca witnessed a sight that would prompt a toothy smile from any dentist. One day, a 14-year-old female Japanese macaque named Chonpe plucked a string of hair, stretched it taut between her hands, and ran the strand between her teeth. She was flossing.
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

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