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ethology

i tho luh jee

  • n  the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

  • Trained in zoology and ethology, he has spent his career as a learned contrarian.
  • These cues are a crucial part of what's known in human-ethology circles as the "heterosexual relationship initiation process" and elsewhere, often on the selfsame college campuses .
  • It is ethology that has informed us that the ape is not savage.
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  • Jane Goodall in Huffington Post (blog)
    Goodall explains, "He wanted someone whose mind was uncluttered by scientific theory because back then ethology was trying to make itself into a hard science and was very reductionistic -- very reductionistic."

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