Greek: hand + wing + studier. More or less.
A person who studies mammals of the order chiroptera, AKA bats. Talk about a cool job.

The only chiroptologist I have heard mentioned by name is Donald R. Griffin, who helped the army with their bat research during WWII. For a while they were thinking of dropping napalm on the Japanese by way of parachuting bats (Species T. brasiliensis) with explosive payloads.
Maybe it's not such a cool job...
Anyway, despite his help managing the bats, The Adams Plan, as it was called, didn't work. I have no information on Don's next project... Something more low-key, I hope.

Yes, Really and Truley. Source: Natural Acts (Wool of Bat) by David Quammen.

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