ethnozoology

ethnozoology

[¦eth·nō·zō′äl·ə·jē]
(anthropology)
The study of how cultures use animals and animal by-products.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Turner, "Ethnozoology of caicaras from Aventureiro, Ilha Grande," Journal of Ethnobiology, vol.
Again the importance of ethnozoology snakes allied with studies of the practice of environmental education become important tools to have passed the information correctly and to people in general.
Heath, Jeffrey 1978 'Linguistic approaches to Nunggubuyu ethnozoology and ethnobotany' in LR Hiatt (ed.), Australian Aboriginal Concepts, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, pp.40-55.
Coupled to this concept of PA, will be used tools from ethnozoology research to better understand the relationship between man and animals and his knowledge about the fauna.
His dissertation and many of his subsequent publications focus on issues such as cultural classification of the natural (ethnobotany and ethnozoology: the study of plant and animal taxonomies) and social worlds (kinship and ethnic categories) as well as oral literature and ethno-history.
Topics include ethics and issues facing researchers, international law and policy, history, and ethnobiology subfields such as ethnozoology, ethnobotany, and ethnomycology.