ANT 4360 - Primate Conservation

An overview of the effects of human activities on wild nonhuman primate populations, including critical analysis of strategies being employed to ensure the persistence of wild primates in their natural habitats. Students will be introduced to fundamental principles and practices in conservation biology using primate case studies. Specific topics include setting conservation priorities, the roles of in situ and ex situ conservation, human-wildlife conflict, genetic issues and population management, the roles of local, national, and international stakeholders in both creating and ameliorating threats to the persistence of wild primates, and the potential impacts of conservation programs on human communities living in habitat countries.
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Spring 2018, Spring 2016
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