ZOO 212 Elephant Management

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: ZOO 100

This course will cover the natural history of the two current living genera of elephants, status in the wild, status in captivity, and basic husbandry needs. It will include lab experience at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Denver Zoo. The course will focus on current training theory as well as an introduction to the four currently recognized elephant management systems.