Course Details for Dr. Sara Malone - Winter - 201718

Australian Animal Behavior

Faculty:
Dr. Sara Malone (More Info)

Course:
Australian Animal Behavior

Program Dates:
December 26, 2017 - January 9, 2018

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
TBA

Discipline(s):
Agriculture , Animal Science , Biology

Course Description:
Start the New Year in the land down under studying the behavior of the wide variety of animals found there. This course allows you to study animal behavior and welfare in tropical Cairns, Queensland and Melbourne, Victoria. Learn about basic animal behavior and how to evaluate animal welfare online prior to departure. In Australia you can observe the impact that humans have had on domestic and wild animals in places as unique as the Great Barrier Reef and Phillip Island. Learn about crocodile farming and observe koalas and kangaroos in the wild. Includes several class-specific activities plus day trips to such locations as the Australian Equine Behavior Centre, the Melbourne Zoo and The University of Melbourne’s Veterinary Science department.

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
Extensive walking during field trips and around the city in extremely hot temperatures

Course Highlights:
Coming soon