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the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians

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John Edwards Holbrook (1794-1871), der hauptsachlich durch seine North American Herpetology (Nordamerikanische Reptilienkunde) bekannt wurde, hat auch mehrere ichthyol-ogische Werke geschrieben, vor allem eine aber die Ichthyology ofSouth Carolina (1855b, 1860) (Fischlcunde Sad-Carolinas).
Avoid herpetology, which is the study of reptiles and amphibians.
From 1963 to 1969, Whitaker (1971) and students in his herpetology classes conducted research on the western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata) in Vigo County.
Herpetology keeper Ruth Smith said: "In many ways the Bell's anglehead lizard is a real underdog.
We want to demonstrate the neat features he hadaa long neck and unique shell morphology that let him stretch way up, an adaptation that would have helped him to reach food on a dry island like Pinta," Chris Raxworthy, the museum's curator of herpetology, said.
Rowley's discovery, made with researchers from Ho Chi Minh city's University of Science, was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Herpetology.
Expeditions are organised all- year- round to Madras crocodile bank, Rom Whitaker's farm in Chengalpet, Chennai, for a herpetology camp, Agumbe Rainforest research station, Swapanagandha valley in Goa, Leporiang Arunachal Pradesh and to Wandoor in the Andamans.
Plus, keeper Alex Pinnell discusses her unique bond with the only male in a group of five Californian sea lions, while head of birds Adrian Walls mans Penguin Beach, and keeps a close eye on the zoo's naughtiest penguin, and curator of herpetology Ian Stephen, awaits a very special delivery of an Aldabra giant tortoise that had been leant out for breeding.
Amateur herpetology is a hobby, and meetings of enthusiasts are not 'markets'.
Those with an interest in herpetology have been especially impressed.
0 SD, range: 24-34 mm) collected 1921 to 1980 was examined from the herpetology collection of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (LACM), Los Angeles, California, USA (appendix).
You would usually have a specialism, for example ecology (animal environments), herpetology (reptiles), entomology (insects) or parasitology (parasites).
I had the communal dropsy for a day and then I got the herpetology and then I claimed the strange liquors and slathered myself upon the lathe and then I got another disease called the blue coagulus.
Johannes Els, head of the herpetology and freshwater fish department at Sharjah Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife said the snakes' conservation value increased when it was discovered they are only found in this part of the world.
He worked as a professor of zoology and as curator of herpetology at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley.