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75 Reasons to Become a Scientist

American Scientist celebrates its seventy-fifth anniversary

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During the summer of 1932 when I was 13 years old I decided to become a zoologist because I thought it would be fascinating to visit distant parts of the world and study exotic animals. I was right. It has been.

George A. Bartholomew
Professor Emeritus of Zoology
University of California, Los Angeles




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