Meet the OLogistMore From Melanie
What is a zooarchaeologist?
Sandra Olsen

Dr. Sandra Olsen is a zooarchaeologist. She is also a curator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Sandra Said
Well, let's break that huge name into two parts: zoo and archaeology.

"Zoo," of course, relates to animals. And an archaeologist studies how people lived in the past. So a zooarchaeologist studies the relationship between humans and animals in ancient times.