Studies the anatomy, physiology, characteristics and environments of animals.
investigates the interrelationships between animals and their environment by studying animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories
studies and performs experiments on animals to identify species, and gather data on their growth, nutrition, reproduction, prey and predators
studies the development and functions of animals
devises methods for population control, especially of vermin and pest animal species
prepares or supervises the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers
may supervise and coordinate the work of technical officers and technicians