mammalogist mammalogist

Definition(s):

  • (n) one skilled in the study of mammals

Usage(s):

  • A California ornithologist and mammalogist, Author Orr describes the quirks and patterns of migration that scientists have brought to light, mostly during the past quarter-century.

News

  • New species on display at the Field Museum — the olinguito

    The fur, skin and skull of teddy bear-like raccoons were tucked neatly in a Field Museum drawer, behind the scenes since 1951. The species was classified as an olingo — a nocturnal raccoon family species found in the rainforests of Central and South America from Nicaragua to Peru. But when mammalogist Kristofer Helgen of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opened up a drawer of ...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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