Through lectures, this course will provide a thorough knowledge of the evolution of and behavioural diversity within the Class Mammalia, with particular emphasis on the Order Carnivora. In addition, the course will consider issues relating to mammal conservation including the impact of invasive species, the bushmeat trade, wildlife diseases and climate change. Individual students will examine one aspect in more depth through the preparation and presentation of a scientific poster.

Term(s) offered: Spring term module; 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Credit: 3.0
General Education: III B 4