The Challenges of Zoo Management

HNR 230 - The Challenges of Zoo Management

MySlice Info:

Term: Spring 2017
Class #: 31061
Section: M002
Credits: 1

Adrienne Whiteley & Ted Fox

Counts toward:
HNR Seminar (210, 220, 230)

Course Time(s):
W 5:15 - 6:35 pm


Course Description:

This seminar will provide students with an overview of all the elements required to manage exotic animals in a zoo. The course will culminate in a trip to the zoo where students will have an opportunity to test behavioral enrichment projects they have designed. Occasionally, zoo animals will visit the seminar. Possible seminar topics include: Animal Behavior; Collection Planning; Exhibit Design; Record Keeping; Veterinary Care; Nutrition; Population Management; Animal Training; Safety; Animal Enrichment.