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e·thol·o·gy

 (ĭ-thŏl′ə-jē, ē-thŏl′-)
n.
1. The scientific study of animal behavior, especially as it occurs in a natural environment.
2. The study of human ethos and its formation.

[French éthologie, from Latin ēthologia, art of depicting character, from Greek ēthologiā : ēthos, character; see ethos + logos, speech, expression; see -logy.]

eth′o·log′i·cal (ĕth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·thol′o·gist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethologist - a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
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ethologist

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It "remains endlessly fascinating, since behavior is, as the Austrian ethologist Konrad Lorenz put it, the liveliest aspect of all that lives" (6).
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Originally educated as an ethologist, Lanterman's study of animal behavior spurred her lifelong artistic journey, which has resulted in works in various media, including found objects, cast plaster and wood.
Our work is rooted in establishing a theoretical framework that takes concepts first introduced by famed ethologist Niko Tinbergen in the sixties and connects it with comparative evolutionary psychology (CEP).
As Humane Society ethologist Jonathan Balcombe points out: "In light of their sometimes vastly different living circumstances and sensory capabilities, other species may experience some emotional states that we do not."