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Biological Sciences - Zoology
The animals which have a backbone are known as vertebrates. The biological discipline which consists of the study of vertebrate animals is known as vertebrate zoology. There are various branches within this discipline such as mammalogy, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology and batrachology. Mammology is a field of study which focuses on mammals. Ornithology deals with the study of birds. Different reptiles are studied under the discipline of herpetology and ichthyology is concerned with the study of fish. There are various subdisciplines within these fields with different specializations. The topics included in this book on vertebrate zoology are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. Some of the diverse topics covered herein address the varied branches that fall under this category. The textbook is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.