Cleveland P. Hickman, Jr.,
Washington and Lee University Larry S. Roberts,
Texas Tech and Florida International University Susan L. Keen,
University of California, Davis Allan Larson,
Washington University Helen I'Anson,
Washington and Lee University David J. Eisenhour,
Morehead State University
After reading this textbook and analyzing the content, it is assumed that you can:
Understand and apply principles of chemistry, physics, genetics and organic evolution to the scientific study of animals.
Learn the "language" of zoology by familiarizing yourself with the terms, processes and mechanisms of zoology.
Understand how modern genetic techniques have shaped scientific study of animals.
Familiarize yourself with modern zoological concepts and hypothesizes.
Understand how evolution is the foundation for the study of animals.