ZOO 112 Elephants: An Introduction

1 Credit Hour • 15 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Explore the natural history of the two current living genera of elephants, their status in the wild and status in captivity. Discover the challenges and conservation efforts both in the wild populations and in captive settings being made to save these animals. Elephant anatomy and physiology will be explored as well as the basics of captive husbandry techniques.