Famous American Zoologists

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 1 Louis Agassiz

Louis Agassiz
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: May 28, 1807
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montier
Died: December 14, 1873

 2 Walter Reed

Walter Reed
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Famous As: Military physician, Zoologist, Entomologist
Birthdate: September 13, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belroi
Died: November 22, 1902
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 3 Paul R. Ehrlich

Paul R. Ehrlich
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Famous As: Entomologist, Zoologist, University teacher
Birthdate: May 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia

 4 Thomas Hunt Morgan

Thomas Hunt Morgan
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Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: September 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: December 4, 1945

 5 Jim Fowler

Jim Fowler
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Famous As: Zoologist, Television host
Birthdate: April 9, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States

 6 Madison Grant

Madison Grant
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Famous As: Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist, Historian, Zoologist
Birthdate: November 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 30, 1937

 7 Mary J Rathbun

Mary J Rathbun
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: June 11, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: April 4, 1943
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 8 Ernest Everett Just

Ernest Everett Just
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Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: August 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: October 27, 1941

 9 Karl Patterson Schmidt

Karl Patterson Schmidt
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Famous As: American zoologist
Birthdate: June 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Died: September 26, 1957

 10 David Starr Jordan

David Starr Jordan
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Famous As: Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist, Autobiographer, Ichthyologist
Birthdate: January 19, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gainesville (village), New York
Died: September 19, 1931

 11 PZ Myers

PZ Myers
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Famous As: Biologist, Zoologist, Blogger, University teacher
Birthdate: March 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kent

 12 Dixie Lee Ray

Dixie Lee Ray
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: January 2, 1994

 13 Robert T. Paine

Robert T. Paine
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Famous As: Ecologist
Birthdate: April 13, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 13, 2016

 14 Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson
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Famous As: Zoologist, Ornithologist
Birthdate: August 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jamestown
Died: July 28, 1996

 15 Charles Henry Turner

Charles Henry Turner
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: February 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1923

 16 Edmund Beecher Wilson

Edmund Beecher Wilson
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Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: October 19, 1856
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geneva, Illinois, United States
Died: March 3, 1939

 17 James Dwight Dana

James Dwight Dana
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: February 12, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: April 14, 1895

 18 Spencer Fullerton Baird

Spencer Fullerton Baird
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Famous As: Ornithologist
Birthdate: February 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 19, 1887

 19 Clinton Hart Merriam

Clinton Hart Merriam
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: December 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 19, 1942

 20 Thomas Say

Thomas Say
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Famous As: Entomologist
Birthdate: June 27, 1787
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 10, 1834

 21 Elliott Coues

Elliott Coues
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: September 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 25, 1899

 22 Theophilus Painter

Theophilus Painter
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: August 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salem, Virginia, United States
Died: October 5, 1969

 23 Ross Granville Harrison

Ross Granville Harrison
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: January 13, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 30, 1959

 24 John Bachman

John Bachman
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: February 4, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: February 24, 1874

 25 Libbie Hyman

Libbie Hyman
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: December 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: August 3, 1969

 26 Victor Ernest Shelford

Victor Ernest Shelford
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: September 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chemung, New York, United States
Died: December 27, 1968

 27 Warder Clyde Allee

Warder Clyde Allee
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Famous As: Ecologist
Birthdate: June 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bloomingdale, Indiana, United States
Died: March 18, 1955

 28 Frank Rattray Lillie

Frank Rattray Lillie
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: June 27, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: November 5, 1947

 29 John Henry Comstock

John Henry Comstock
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Famous As: Researcher
Birthdate: February 24, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 20, 1931

 30 Addison Emery Verrill

Addison Emery Verrill
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: February 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwood, Maine, United States
Died: December 10, 1926

 31 Alpheus Hyatt

Alpheus Hyatt
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: April 5, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: January 15, 1902

 32 Clarence Erwin McClung

Clarence Erwin McClung
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: April 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clayton, California, United States
Died: January 17, 1946

 33 Cornelia Clapp

Cornelia Clapp
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: March 17, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montague, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 31, 1934

 34 Edwin Conklin

Edwin Conklin
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Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: November 24, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waldo, Ohio, United States
Died: November 20, 1952

 35 Herbert Spencer Jennings

Herbert Spencer Jennings
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Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: April 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tonica, Illinois, United States
Died: April 14, 1947

 36 Marston Bates

Marston Bates
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: July 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Michigan, United States
Died: April 3, 1974

 37 E. Newton Harvey

E. Newton Harvey
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: November 25, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21, 1959

 38 Oliver Perry Hay

Oliver Perry Hay
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Famous As: Herpetologist
Birthdate: May 22, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saluda, Indiana, United States
Died: November 2, 1930

 39 Elwyn L. Simons

Elwyn L. Simons
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Famous As: Paleontologist
Birthdate: July 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Died: March 6, 2016

 40 William Keith Brooks

William Keith Brooks
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: March 25, 1848
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: November 12, 1908

 41 Charles Manning Child

Charles Manning Child
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: February 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Died: December 19, 1954

 42 Charles Atwood Kofoid

Charles Atwood Kofoid
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: October 11, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: May 30, 1947

 43 Theodore Reed

Theodore Reed
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Famous As: Veterinarian
Birthdate: July 25, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 2, 2013

 44 Thomas Park

Thomas Park
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Famous As: American animal ecologist
Birthdate: November 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois
Died: March 30, 1992

 45 Samuel L. Leonard

Samuel L. Leonard
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Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: November 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 11, 2007