Recent Examples of herpetology from the Web
Nikole Castleberry, assistant curator of vertebrate collections and herpetology collection at Georgia Museum of Natural History, said this information about an increasing number of snake bites is relatively new.
An Arizona resident spoke about her work at a herpetology center.
Glaudas, a herpetology postdoctoral student at South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, knew this was unusual—no land snake is known to use such a technique to lure prey.
Suriname toads develop in eggs embedded in the mom’s back and eventually erupt out of the honeycombed holes, according to Greg Pauly, curator of herpetology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
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Origin and Etymology of herpetology
Greek herpeton quadruped, reptile, from neuter of herpetos crawling, from herpein
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
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