ZOO 125 Mammal Husbandry

4 Credit Hours • 90 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Studies mammalian biology and husbandry and creates a working knowledge of the captive care and management of mammals. Students will also study taxonomy, reproductive physiology, preventative medicine, animal nutrition, capture and restraint, population management, enrichment, and zoo based conservation initiatives. Compares captive and wild populations and the differences and correlations between them.