Many children are animal lovers. What would it mean to turn a passion for animals into a career? Zoologists do just that! Zoology is the scientific study of the animal kingdom. Zoologists spend their time studying animals, observing their behaviors, and analyzing that research. Leading zoologists such as Jane Goodall have changed the way we view animal species. In this engrossing and educational volume, readers will consider what it means to be a zoologist and how zoologists' work influences our understanding of life on Earth.