Zoologists and Wildlife Biologist

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

The world is changing fast in the wildlife kingdom and we need to be able to help wildlife thrive in their natural habitat.  We couldn’t do this without the help of  wildlife biologist and zoologist.  These professionals study the characteristics and behavior of animals – gaining a better understanding of how they interact with each other and their environments. Through breeding programs, informational presentations, and collecting and analyzing biological specimens, zoologists and wildlife biologists work on the front lines of the effort to preserve our planet’s biodiversity.

Also known as: Aquatic Biologist, Conservation Resources Management Biologist, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Fisheries Biologist, Habitat Biologist, Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Manager, Zoologist
Personnel Management
Service Orientation
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Carry out experiments in animals’ natural and captive environments
Study animal characteristics, interactions, diseases and reproduction
Collect and analyze data from biological specimens
Determine effects of human activities on wildlife and their natural habitats
Create action plans to preserve biodiversity through breeding and other programs
Communicate research findings through written reports and presentations
Monitor and manage native and invasive plants and animals
Work in offices, laboratories, zoos and outdoor settings

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