What is a zoologist? Zoology is the scientific study of the behavior, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
What does a zoologist do? Observe animal behavior Study species origin and development Learn how animal diseases develop Study animal genetics and traits Conduct research studies and analyze findings
Where does a zoologist work? Colleges Universities State and local agencies Zoos Aquariums
Physical demands Sit for long periods of time See details of objects Be physically active for long periods of time Push and lift heavy objects
Education/Training 4 years of undergraduate study Bachelors degree in zoology Master of science in zoology PhD in zoology
Range of Salaries $31,000 $47,740 $71,000
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