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  • 1. By Donovan Pines

2. Education and training

  • Four year college degree
  • PhD in biology, ecology, and zoology.
  • Other things you need to know is:
    • Computer science
    • Writing
    • Foreign languages

3. Salary

  • The salary ranges depend on the environment you work in.
  • The average salary in the U.S. is $53,120.
  • College professors earn $30,000 to $80,000 a year.
  • Museum herpetologists earn $30,000 to $80,000 a year.
  • The salary in this profession can range from $30,000 to $90,000

4. What do Herpetologists do

  • Conduct the research of reptiles and amphibians
  • Study how they are related, what they do, and how they live.
  • Also study the changes in the environment for the government .

5. The SCANS skills needed

  • Mathematics
  • Independent working
  • Computer skills
  • Good at researching
  • Good with animals
  • Steady nerves

6. Dr. J. Whitfield GibbonsHerpetologist

  • Works at Savannah River Ecology Laboratory.
  • Studies amphibians and reptiles, and their wildlife.
  • Went to college to get a degree in biology, zoology, and ecology.

7. The SCANS skills he uses

  • Mostly, uses reading everyday.
  • Sometimes, has to work together.
  • And with groups of people to fugure out things.
  • He is very familiar with working with reptiles and amphibians.
  • Also he is known for his research on sniping turtles.

8. Cool interesting facts

  • Herpetology comes from a Greek word that means creeping.
  • Amphibians and reptiles lay eggs and mammals do not.
  • Some lizards can fly, and up to 65 feet.
  • The oldest reptile fossil is about 280 million years old.

9. Work Cited

  • Careers in herpetology.American Society of Ichthylogy and Herpetology . N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. .
  • Gibbons, J. Whitfield. How can I become a herpetologist?SSAR. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2010.
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  • Herpetology.Ocupational Outlook Handbook . Libraryed. Washington D.C: Government Printing Office, 2010. Pg.181-183. Print.
  • Seibert, Henri C. Pg. 1-5.Herpetology as a career . N.p., 1985. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. .