Oct 26, 2021  
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOE 305 - Natural History of the Vertebrate

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
This course is an overview of vertebrates of Montana, including methods of identification of these animals in the field and specimens in the lab. Lectures will cover all the vertebrate classes, with information on physical description, life histories, habitat use, abundance, conservation issues, common methods of identification, and common field methods for studying these animals. The course will be team taught, with occasional guest lectures on special topics. Some of the lab experiences will be day field trips, some will be overnight field trips and some will be in the lab with specimens. In addition, each student will prepare a library research paper and keep appropriate field notes.

Course generally offered 2nd semester.



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