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Wildlife Biology

Scientist G Dr S P Goyal talks about Wildlife Biology course, what is Wildlife Biology and other details about a Career in Wildlife Biology.




Wildlife Biology Career Talk

Dr S P Goyal | Scientist G | Wildlife Institute of India






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Wildlife Biology Explained




What is Wildlife Biology?


A Career in Wildlife Biology is very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Wildlife Biology actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Wildlife Biology. It is best to learn about Wildlife Biology from a real professional, this is akin to getting it from the horse's mouth.

Scientist G Dr S P Goyal has worked in Wildlife Biology for 32 years & 7 months. According to Scientist G Dr S P Goyal, Wildlife Biology is:

Wildlife Biologists are scientists that observe and study the behaviors of animals. They frequently observe the features of certain wildlife and determine the creatures' role in specific ecosystems and/or how they interact with human beings. In addition, they will often perform various experiments to either increase our knowledge about a certain species or see how humans influence the ecosystem in question.





How Scientist G Dr S P Goyal got into Wildlife Biology?


After completing my B Sc, M Sc in Zoology and Ph D in Zoology, I started my research career in Thar Desert on Black Buck, Indian Gazelle and Great Indian Bustard. I worked there for quite some time and later joined Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in 1986. I worked there for 28 years and retired from the post of Scientist G. I am a Professor at WII.





Scientist G Dr S P Goyal's Talk on Wildlife Biology



Starts with what is:
     1) Wildlife Biology  

Next, it covers Education. In this Talk Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Wildlife Biology, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Wildlife Biology. It explains Education needed in Wildlife Biology with these items:
     2) Animal Habitat Interaction  
     3) Distribution Pattern of Species  
     4) Sampling Design  
     5) Modern Tools  
     6) Testing of Field Research Methods  
     7) Biological Science  

Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. 90% success in Wildlife Biology depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these. It details these topics within Skills for Wildlife Biology:
     8) Field Experience  
     9) Observation Skills  
     10) Statistical Analysis  
     11) Hard Work & Perseverance  
     12) Presentation Skills  
     13) Scientific Writing Skills  

Positives of Wildlife Biology are quite interesting. These are the Positives of Wildlife Biology:
     14) Contribution to Conservation  
     15) Understanding Functional Value of Species  
     16) Exploring Different Ecosystems  
     17) Self Satisfaction  

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of Wildlife Biology:
     18) Tough Working Conditions  
     19) Away from Family & Social Life  
     20) Lack of Funds  

In the final section of the Talk, Dr S P Goyal talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
     21) Wildlife Biology  




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