AFR 300 - Conservation and Game Management for African Mammals
This is a two-week course aimed at individuals passionate about wildlife and who wish to become a part of conservation in action. Wildlife management has become an accepted and necessary part of wildlife conservation. Successful management includes monitoring and moving animals to reestablish the checks and balances of nature. This type of work requires specialized training and experience, which the students receive through this wildlife capture course. The course involves preparatory seminars at Truman State University and culminates in a nine-day hands-on course taught by a team of veterinarians and game management specialists of Parawild Safari, operating in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
Prerequisites: BIOL 107 - Cells, Molecules, and Genes , BIOL 108 - Introductory Biology II or equivalent.
Credits: 2 to 3
* This course fulfills the Intercultural Interconnecting Perspective of the Liberal Studies Program.
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