May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WFS 431 - Wildlife Physiology and Nutrition

3 Credit Hours


An introduction and overview of the physiological and nutritional mechanisms important behind the regulation of wild animal populations (primarily wild birds and mammals). Wildlife responses to seasonal changes in habitat are critical for understanding management options. Discussion of use of chemical immobilization options, physiological indicators, and genetic analysis of wild animal population dynamics.

Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both WFS 431 and WFS 531.

 

WFS 531 - Wildlife Physiology and Nutrition (3 Credit Hours) Introduction and overview of endocrine and physiological mechanisms regulating wild animal populations (primarily wild birds and mammals): the importance of wildlife physiology and nutrition in monitoring and managing wildlife.
Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both WFS 431 and WFS 531.
Comment(s): Requires senior or graduate standing in the life sciences.



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