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 (mă-măl′ə-jē, -mŏl′-)
The branch of zoology that deals with mammals.

mam′ma·log′i·cal (măm′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
mam·mal′o·gist n.
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Noun1.mammalogist - one skilled in the study of mammals
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
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It's one of the most debated topics in early mammalian evolution, says mammalogist Alexander Averianov of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St.
Oswald and Juno traveled in ice-filled crates, accompanied by a mammalogist and veterinarian, landing in Newport Tuesday afternoon.
Tropical mammalogist and assistant curator Burton Lim along with graduate student Tom Horsley search out Mulu's famous bats and many of its small rodents.
Necrolestes is one of those animals in the textbooks that would appear with a picture and a footnote, and the footnote would say 'we don't know what it is,'" said co-author John Wible, Carnegie Museum of Natural History mammalogist and member of the discovery team that also includes researchers from Australia and Argentina.
Dioramas may seem old-fashioned at first to some, but they are more like the real world than anything you'll see on a screen, even in 3D," says curator Ross MacPhee, a museum mammalogist who, together with Roland Kays of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, is overseeing the updating of interpretive panel texts, visitor guides, and educational materials based on the latest scientific research.
The Biology of Small Mammals represents the first college-level exploration of the lives of small mammals in decades, and comes from a mammalogist who provides discussions of a range of small mammals around the world.
Merritt, senior mammalogist with the Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, studies those who didn't join the rush to dominance.
According to an affidavit by an agent with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the activists slipped the meat into plastic bags and shipped it to a marine mammalogist, who confirmed that the flesh was that of the endangered sei whale, a leviathan that grows to about 50 feet in length.
The assembled usually included Jim, Dee, sometimes me, and possibly other colleagues like Ralph Wetzel, the department mammalogist.
Mech, a mammalogist with the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, began studying wolves in 1958 and joined the Department of the Interior in 1969, prior to passage of the Endangered Species Act.
He began his career as a marine mammalogist, concurrently in Newfoundland and the Caribbean.
To strengthen their position, park officials bundled up the data and sent them to nine experts (two mammalogist, three archaeologists/ethnographers, two science historians, and two forest historians) - each recommended by independent professional associations.