- the science dealing with mammals.
Origin of mammalogy
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A second contribution to the mammalogy of Ecuador with some remarks on Caenolestes.
It is to honor his contributions to mammalogy that the subspecies is named helleri.
Of recent years, and more especially in America, it has become a custom to designate the study of mammals by the term “mammalogy.”
In all the Indian mammalogy this section is probably the most difficult to write about.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
Robert A. Sterndale
- the branch of zoology concerned with the study of mammals
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- The scientific study of mammals.
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