[Ans] Which British zoologist discovered the first Syrian hamster in the Mount Aleppo area in Syria in 1839?

Which British zoologist discovered the first Syrian hamster in the Mount Aleppo area in Syria in 1839? George Robert Waterhouse was an English naturalist. He was a keeper at the department of geology and later curator of the Zoological Society of London's museum. Wikipedia Born: 6 March 1810, Somers Town, London, United Kingdom Died: 21 January 1888, London Borough of Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom Field: Natural history Books: The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, During the Years 1832-1836: pt. 4. Fish
  • George Robert Waterhouse
  • Michael Stonebridge
  • Eugenia Strutherford
  • Phillip Allan Holmes
Sunday, October 22, 2017 4:05 AM Clipped from: · George Robert Waterhouse 27.4% When British zoologist George Robert Waterhouse captured a strange rodent while in the Mount Aleppo area of Syria in 1839, he knew he was looking at something not previously known. Most of his fellow scientists ignored his find because it seemed to have no significant use within the scientific community. The popularity of hamsters as pets grew in the 1930s when a Jewish zoologist returned from Aleppo with 12 little pups and their mother. Source: Scotdir.com · Michael Stonebridge 22.4% · Eugenia Strutherford30.3% · Phillip Allan Holmes19.9% [su_ad1_auto_recommend] [su_in_article_ad] [su_infeed_1] [audio wav=""https://thedailymail.online/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/downloadtrivia.mp3"][/audio] [embedyt] [/embedyt] TriviaToday app: Playstore Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.brainyexam.thinktrivia&hl=en

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