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(1) Exploring the Animal World (2) The Ecology of Animals

Nature volume 134, pages 271272 (25 August 1934) | Download Citation



“EXPLORING the Animal World”, for the I-j benefit of the listeners of the B.B.C. and to stebure recruits, who will tiiake organised ob servations, leads up to “The Ecology of Animals”. Ecology obviously sets out to define the relations between animals and their surroundings. It requires a considerable knowledge of every section of zoology and, in most regions, of plant relation ships as well. It is scarcely a subject that can’ be tiaught, but it is one suitable for team-work ‘Research In any region. Its technique” coiisiSts of careful field observations and the accurate de termination of the organisms, coupled ultimately with thought-out experimentation in the field and in the laboratory.

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