what's the job called when you look for new species of animals?

my friend likes animals and wants to become that type of person. but i dont know what is called.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    There is no one specific title but all revolve around biological science such as biology, zoology, natural resources, marine biologist, etc, etc, etc.

    If they are someone who works with a specific group of animals such as insects they could be entomologists or if birds could be a ornithologist. If they work with primates maybe anthropologist.

    There are many jobs, some look for them, some just stumble across them. Some people hunt in the field some people hunt in a lab while looking over DNA and other samples.

    Source(s): work at a zoo
  • 1 decade ago

    Biologist.

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