What are the books that every Zoologist must read?

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RE: What are the books that every Zoologist must read?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Dear Mr. Harsh,

Greeting's for the day!!!

The career opportunities associated with Zoology area are numerous. The scope of this course is immense as you will get jobs in both the sectors. Candidates can work in private and government pharmaceutical companies. Some of the job posts that a candidate can get in to after M.Sc Zoology are Laboratory technician, Zoologist, Herpetologist, Environmental Conservationist etc. Opportunities also come about in agricultural department, wildlife rehabilitation centers etc. Candidates can also apply for UPSC and SSC exams so as to get qualified for jobs in several government sectors. Jobs can be applied in forensic department. Candidates who are interested in academic positions can attend UGC NET exam.

- Some of the Top Books that every Zoologist must read are:

  1. A World of Insects: The Harvard University Press Reader. (Harvard University Press)
    by Cardé & Resh (eds.)

  2. Host Manipulation by Parasites. (Oxford University Press)
    by Hughes, Brodeur & Thomas (eds.)

  3. Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating. (Yale University Press)
    by Brunetta & Craig.

  4. Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence. (Basic Books)
    by Gould & Gould.

  5. Animal Eyes. (2d ed.; Oxford University Press)
    by Land & Nilsson.

  6. Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind. (Knopf)
    by Fortey.

  7. Learning From the Octopus: How Secrets from Nature Can Help Us Fight Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters, and Disease. (Basic Books)
    by Sagarin.

  8. How Not to Be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back. (University of California Press)
    by Waldbauer.

  9. Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs. (Cornell University Press)
    by Weis.

  10. Functional and Evolutionary Ecology of Fleas: A Model for Ecological Parasitology. (Cambridge University Press)
    by Krasnov.

- Job Roles:

  1. Biological Laboratory Technician
  2. Conservationist
  3. Environmental Consultant
  4. Herpetologist
  5. Veterinary Technologist
  6. Wildlife Educator
  7. Wildlife Rehabilitator
  8. Zookeeper
  9. Zoologist
  10. Medical laboratories
  11. Wildlife rehabilitation centres
  12. Hatcheries
  13. Agricultural departments
  14. Museum services
  15. Conservation agencies
  16. Scientific civil services
  17. Media
  18. Environmental or Ecosystem management sector
  19. Environmental consulting firms.
  20. Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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