study animal

study animal

Someone who studies very hard or very often. An ironic play on the phrase "party animal," meaning someone who attends parties engages in recreational activities very frequently. I goofed off for the first two years of college, but I turned into a real study animal once I realized I was close to flunking out. You'd have a lot more fun if you weren't such a study animal all the time!
See also: animal, study

study animal

n. someone who studies hard. (A play on party animal.) At the end of the school year every party animal turns into a study animal.
See also: animal, study
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College bosses believe the new unit will enhance students' experience and encourage more people to study animal care courses at SRUC in the future.
$705,762 in federal funds to study animal behavior.
Soon to begin classes to study Animal Science, Troy had a great talent for art, loved gardening and animals.
It could also help scientists study animal species that have not been studied in depth.
chose to study animal care as I have always been very passionate about working with animals while providing the highest standard of animal husbandry and improving animal welfare.
She plans to study animal sciences at Washington State University.
It explains how scientists use technology to study animal lives and particularly animal migration.
Schroeder, a member of the 2014 all-state clay trapshooting team at Brandon-Evansville High School, will study animal science at North Dakota State University.
Nine of the 11 students who completed the B-tech last year went on to study Animal Care degrees at Reaseheath College, something Heidi believes will help them fill a skills shortage in the future.
NEW opportunities to study animal health care in Wales could lead to Wales' first veterinary school, it has been revealed.
Natalie said: "Dexter was the reason I gave my job up and went back to university - his intelligence blew me away and I just had to study animal behaviour .
But brave Terri battled back and is now planning to study animal care after leaving Westbourne Academy in Henley.
But you can study animal behaviour at degree level or lower accredited levels, which enable you to work towards a degree.
The students, who study animal care, and their tutors from the Northumberland College campus at Kirkley Hall near Ponteland, Newcastle, spent four days in South Africa at the iSimangaliso wetland park and Mkuze game reserve, evaluating the effectiveness of specialised wildlife and conservation programmes.
"But I decided to study animal behaviour instead because I had done work experience with a vet and it was too much of animals asleep on the table and me cutting them up and not enough interaction.