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2017-2018 Academic Catalogue 
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 316 - Mammalogy

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

This course examines the evolutionary origins of mammals within the context of other vertebrate lineages, and surveys the anatomy, natural history, ecology, and conservation of the major groups of mammals. Laboratory focuses on techniques used to study mammals, including capture and handling techniques, specimen preparation and curation, and identification of skeletal material and study skins, with emphasis on the mammals of Virginia. Prerequisite(s): BI 101   and BI 102 , or BI 111 , BI 112 , and BI 113 .