The study of animals is known as zoology. Zoology covers a wide variety of more specific disciplines, all of which are based on the scientific method. Zoology helps people understand not only animals, but ecosystems, evo... More »

A person who studies whales is called a cetologist. The field of cetology covers the study of dolphins, porpoises and whales, which are collectively called cetaceans. More »

According to the Oxford Dictionary, naturalists are experts in or students of natural history. Naturalists research and observe living organisms in their own environments, such as animals and plants. Naturalists are eith... More »

One interesting fact about zoology is that a zoologist can travel to remote locations to do field work. They may travel to deserts, remote mountainous locations or spend months at sea aboard a research ship. More »

Aristotle is called the father of zoology. He pioneered the observational and theoretical study of animals. Zoology has grown to include the study of animals' anatomy, physiology, genetics, embryology and ecology. More »

According to the website Quizlet, a study tool for students, the symbiotic relationship between a Marabou stork and a bee is known as commensalism. Commensalism occurs when one organism benefits, while the other organism... More »

The people who study birds are called ornithologists, and the study of birds is ornithology. Ornithology is a zoological branch dedicated to learning about birds in ways that surpass simple identification and classificat... More »