zoology the scientific study of the behavior, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.

Job Description

The study of zoology comes in different forms. Zoology is a branch of biology that studies the animal kingdom including embryology,evolution, and distribution of all animals.

Education Required

In order to become a zoologist you must have a minimum of a bachelors degree. A good school to go to if you are in Texas and you want to work in this field is Texas a&m , they have good biology programs.

Skills Needed

You need to be able to work alone or with other people . Sometimes you may be away from family for months at a time , so you would need patience . You may not get results really quickly. On last thing , you won't have time to be Squamish.

Experience Needed

You need to have a college degree in the field of zoology. Depending on where you work this must be a bachelors , masters or a Ph.D.


Once again depending on how far you wanted your degree to be bachelors- Ph.D you can be making 36,000 -93,000 dollars a year.

Advantages and disadvantages

Being a zoologist is a job , of course you will enjoy the job , but you might have to be away from home for long periods of time . If you are studying animals in nature you will see some things you may not want to see. Such as an animal being killed by another.

Career Reflections

Every since I was in the fourth grade I had always known that I wanted to work with animals . I know the circumstances of working in that field and I am okay with the difficulties.


There are a number of issues that can come with being a zoologist such as animal attacks , diseases, and environmental hazards.

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