Joan Beauchamp Procter (1897–1931) was a British zoologist and herpetologist. She worked initially at the British Museum (Natural History) and later at the Zoological Society of London, as the first female Curator of Reptiles at ZSL London Zoo. She undertook substantial taxonomic work and made innovative contributions to veterinary practices and zoo displays. She wrote scientific and popular zoological articles, including early accounts of the behaviour of captive Komodo Dragons. She designed the Reptile House at ZSL London Zoo.
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