BIOC62H3 Role of Zoos and Aquariums in Conservation

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

Prerequisite: 
Enrolment Limits: 
50
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences