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William Thorpe
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Born in Hastings, Sussex
Born on 1st of April 1902
Died on 7th of April 1986

Born 1902. Died 1986 - English zoologist.

Studied agriculture at Cambridge, developed interest in entomology. Set up animal behaviour department at Madingley. Became first chair of ethology in 1966. Strong interest in conservation, researched into birdsong. Published Learning and Instinct in Animals (1956). Elected FRS in 1951.

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