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The lack of juveniles indicates the females give birth somewhere else after leaving La Jolla, the naturalists said.
A wildlife naturalist will lead a tour, as well as feed and share knowledge of the animals. Mondays.
The British naturalist wanted to determine how far birds might transport seeds caught in their muddy feet; this would explain how identical plant species might be found thousands of miles apart.
Walls' Thoreau is a heady and pensive philosopher-naturalist and writer.
Atchley said the man seen at the front of the gator-snagging effort is Roger Reetz, the husband of park naturalist Kelly Reetz.
Despite the name's huge popularity, the council vetoed it and ended up naming the $300 million state-of-the-art vessel after legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
Or has this boyish naturalist really hugged the startlingly-exact ten-million bugs?
Cora was a budding naturalist before she was married off to a much older man as a teenager.
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First Known Use of naturalist
NATURALIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of naturalist for English Language Learners
: a person who studies plants and animals as they live in nature
NATURALIST Defined for Kids
Definition of naturalist for Students
: a person who studies nature and especially plants and animals as they live in nature
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