herpetologist herpetologist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a zoologist who studies reptiles and amphibians

Usage(s):

  1. A devoted herpetologist, he discovered four new species of snakes and hunted down 22 rare species of mammals for the world's zoos and museums.
  2. Asked one day what items went into an emergency kit for snake bite, she called a herpetologist at the Bronx Zoo to make sure.
  3. A herpetologist who once missed a TV show because a rattler bit him on the hand during rehearsal.

News

  1. 3 state biologists get rescue awards

    SANTA FE (AP) — Three state biologists are being honored for their work rescuing threatened and endangered species. Department of Game and Fish herpetologist Charlie Painter, fisheries manager Kirk Patten... Read more »
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. Around Your Town for June 16

    Beatrice Richardson • Herald/Review • Lorena L. Tiburcio, secretary treasurer with PuroClean in Sierra Vista, left, chats with Mary Helen Lizarraga, owner of the local Twice As Nice store on Wilcox Drive, while waiting for some bananas foster at the Business @ Twilight event. Carr House Sunday Programs 1:30 p.m., June 16   Hooray for Herps — Snakes, Lizards and more! Tom Miscione, herpetologist ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

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