Herpetology vs Hepatology: What is The Right Term?

Herpetology vs Hepatology What is The Right Term

I consider myself an amateur herpetologist. I own reptiles, have worked with them for many years, and have tailored my education and current job positions around reptiles and amphibians. Hopefully, I can help you understand what you are searching for: herpetology or hepatology. The correct term depends on what aspect you are researching. Herpetology is …

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How Do You Become a Herpetologist?

Being a herpetologist, or a scientist specializing in reptiles and amphibians, could be an exciting career choice for anyone passionate about these incredible animals (Vitt, 2014). But if this is a route you would like to pursue, how do you go about starting a career in herpetology? A herpetologist will generally need a Bachelor’s degree …

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What Do Herpetologists Do?

I consider myself an amateur herpetologist. I own reptiles, have worked with them for many years, and have tailored my education and current job positions around reptiles and amphibians. I’ve taken additional courses in herpetology after completing my bachelor’s degree and strive to educate people about the often misunderstood animals. Hopefully, I can help people …

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Is Herpetology Science, Biology, or Zoology?

Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians – but what does it really entail? I’ve worked in the field of herpetology for over a year now, and been fascinated by it for much longer. I frequently get asked just what exactly herpetology is, and how it could be classified within the umbrella of science. …

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What is a Herpetologist?

When I was a young child, finding a frog, salamander, or snake in my backyard was a highlight of my day. My parents encouraged me to observe the animals I found briefly before releasing them where I had found them. As I grew up, my fascination with the world of reptiles and amphibians continued to …

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Do Colleges Allow Pet Frogs?

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Going to college is an incredibly exciting opportunity, but animal lovers may question whether or not they will be able to live on campus without their beloved pet frog. Thankfully, a few colleges in the United States allow most types of frogs on campus, provided that students follow the college’s specific set of rules. Eckerd, …

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