BIOC62H3 Role of Zoos and Aquariums in Conservation

This lecture and tutorial course explores the strategic and operational aspects of zoos and aquariums in conservation. Emphasis is on contemporary issues, including the balance between animal welfare and species conservation; nutrition, health and behavioural enrichment for captive animals; in situ conservation by zoos and aquariums; captive breeding and species reintroductions; and public outreach/education.

Prerequisite: 
Enrolment Limits: 
50
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences