ZOO 122 Primatology: Captive Apes

2 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Focuses on lesser and great ape species. Course work covers husbandry, biology, enrichment, field studies and housing requirements of captive apes. This course will explore issues affecting populations in their natural habitats, including bushmeat and palm oil crisis, habitat destruction and the pet trade. Students will investigate ape language studies and perceptions through culture and literature.