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noun as in wildlife expert

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Yet Corbett was also a naturalist, and India’s first national wildlife preserve is named for him.

Yet explorers, naturalists and writers often dismissed such accounts, relegating them to myth along with tales about shape-shifting bears.

Guest curator Carlo Falciani suggests that these signify a move from imitare to ritrarre, or from naturalist depiction to portrayal.

The crew does a fantastic job of whipping up excitement about the national park and its surrounding waters, and they often have a guest naturalist or ranger on board to answer any questions.

Snake tongues are so peculiar they have fascinated naturalists for centuries.

Archie Carr, The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist On Remote Caribbean Shores—The title tells you a lot, but not enough.

His chronicle of his trip, The Naturalist on the River Amazons, became a bestseller when it was published in 1863.

Whenever I read Matthiessen the naturalist, I am reminded of a film clip I once saw of him trying to catch a snake in the wild.

Besides being an accomplished naturalist and novelist, Matthiessen was also a dedicated Buddhist.

Doug Peacock is a naturalist and author who lives in Montana.

Herr Beske is a naturalist, and resides here with his wife, who is almost as scientific as himself.

Mr. Bannaker was also a naturalist, and wrote a treatise on locusts.

As an example of this feeling among birds, Romanes quotes an interesting illustration from Edward, the naturalist.

John Locke, an American physician and naturalist, died at Cincinnati, aged 64.

Peter Forskal died; a celebrated Swedish naturalist and oriental traveler.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to naturalist, such as: biologist, botanist, conservationist, ecologist, environmentalist, and zoologist.

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