William Beebe





William Beebe


Born
in Brooklyn, NY, The United States
July 29, 1877

Died
June 04, 1961

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William Beebe was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for both academic and popular audiences.

Average rating: 3.84 · 88 ratings · 13 reviews · 36 distinct works
Galapagos: World's End

3.82 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1924 — 6 editions
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The Book of Naturalists: An...

3.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1944 — 2 editions
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Jungle Days

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1923 — 8 editions
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The Log of the Sun a Chroni...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1906 — 21 editions
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Beneath Tropic Seas: A Reco...

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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A Monograph of the Pheasant...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1990
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High Jungle

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1949
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The Arcturus Adventure

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Adventuring with

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1918 — 2 editions
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Unseen life of New York as ...

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“Before we have the complete solution of the whys and wherefores of herding and flocking and schooling, there must be a great deal of uncomfortable climbing and diving, hiding in unpleasant places, getting wet and hot and cramped and weary.”
William Beebe

“These words should be ready for instant use by every honest scientist - 'I don't know.”
William Beebe

“And so the marvels of nature go on evolving,---wheels within wheels”
William Beebe