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  • n  one skilled in the study of mammals

  • When Kansas State College hired Freddie Hisaw as an assistant professor of zoology and mammalogist in 1919, he "didn't even know what a mammalogist was.
  • 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.
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  • 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 ...
    Sept. 12, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times

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