- Animal: Topic Page
Member of the kingdom Animalia, one of the major categories of living things, the science of which is zoology.
- Mammal: Topic Page
An animal of the highest class of vertebrates, the Mammalia. The female has mammary glands, which secrete milk for the nourishment of the young after birth.
- Nest: Topic Page
Place chosen or constructed by a bird or other animal for incubation of eggs, hibernation, and shelter.
- Reproduction: Topic Page
In biology, the process by which a living organism produces other organisms more or less similar to itself. The ways in which species reproduce differ, but the two main methods are by asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction.
- Zoology: Topic Page
The branch of biology concerned with the study of animal life.
- Gerald Durrell (1925-1995): Topic Page
British zoologist, traveller, writer, and broadcaster, born in Jamshedpur, E India, the brother of Lawrence Durrell.
- Dian Fossey (1932-1985): Topic Page
American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Her research brought about a new understanding of the behavior and habitat of the gorilla and supported conservation efforts in Africa.
- Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919): Topic Page
German zoologist well known for his genealogical trees of living organisms and for his early support of Darwin's ideas on evolution.
- Alfred Kinsey (1894-1956): Topic Page
US zoologist; director of noted survey of human sex behaviour; published Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (`The Kinsey Report') (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953).
- Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989): Topic Page
Austrian zoologist who is generally considered to be the founder of modern ethology.
- Élie Metchnikoff (1845-1916): Topic Page
Russian zoologist and immunologist who was a pioneer of cellular immunology and shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1908 with Paul Ehrlich for the discovery of the innate immune response.