Mar 03, 2024  
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 
    
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 [Archived Catalog]

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AFR 501G - 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 Northern and Mpumalanga Provinces of South Africa.

Prerequisites: BIOL 107 - Cells, Molecules, and Genes , BIOL 108 - Introductory Biology II  or equivalent.
Credit(s): 2 to 3



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