Reptiles and amphibians tend to be pretty polarizing creatures. Some people find them fascinating, while others consider them creepy and unsettling. If you fall into the "fascinating" camp, you might consider making a career out of the study of reptiles. It's a branch of biology called herpetology, one of many specialties within the field of wildlife biology.
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2016 Salary Information for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
- Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles: Careers in Herpetology
- American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists: Careers in Herpetology
- Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles: How Can I Become a Herpetologist?
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook -- Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
- Smithsonian Institution: Doris Mable Cochran -- Smithsonian Herpetologist
- National Geographic Society: Explorers -- Jenny Daltry
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
- Career Trend: Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
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