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Primatology (Primate Biology & Husbandry) BEN210 Course Online

Why Study this Primatology Course?

If you’re interested in primates, and you want to deepen your knowledge about them, then this course may just be exactly what you’re looking for! This online primatology course will teach you that and more! Such as the variety of species from Strepsirhini and Haplorhini, the proper nutrition needed for different primates, their natural behavior, and much more.

 

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Primates
  • Order Primates
  • New World and Old World Monkeys
2. The Strepsirhines
  • Family Daubentoniidae
  • Family Lorisidae (or Loridae)
  • Family Galagidae
  • Family Lemuridae
  • Family Megaladapidae
  • Family Cheirogaleidae
  • Family Indridae
  • Extinct Families
  • Examples of Living Groups
3. The Haplorhines
  • Family Tarsiidae
  • Family Cebida
  • Family Callitrichidae
  • Family Atelidae
  • Family Cercopithecidae
  • Family Hylobatidae
  • Family Pongidae
  • Family Hominidae
  • Baboons
  • Capuchins
  • Drills
  • Guenon Monkeys
  • Macaques
  • Mangabey Monkeys
  • Marmosets
  • Patas Monkeys
  • Tarsiers
  • True Spider Monkeys
  • Vervet Monkeys
4. Diet and Nutrition
  • Nutritional Requirements of Primates
  • Physiological Adaptations to Different Diets
5. Health
  • Exercise
  • Observation and Assessment of Health or Condition
  • Common Illnesses
6. Primate Behaviour in the Wild
  • Social Behaviour
  • Social Group Composition
  • Grooming
  • What are the benefits of living in groups for primates?
  • Physical Environment
  • Communication
  • Behaviours
7. Breeding Programmes
  • Recognizing Abnormal Behaviour
  • The Primate as a Pet
  • Social Deprivation and Primates
  • Abnormal Behaviour in Captivity
  • Self-Harm in Primates in Captivity
  • Aggression in Primates in Captivity
  • Other Abnormal Behaviours
  • Avoiding Abnormal Behaviours
  • Social Group Captivity
  • Managing Boredom
  • Foraging for Food
  • Managing Aggression in Captivity
  • Learning and Training Primates
8. Conservation in the Wild
  • Introduction
  • Primate Groups
  • Fertility and Reproduction
  • Pregnancy and Birth
9. Managing Primates in Captivity
  • Primates in Captivity
  • Enclosure Design
  • Enclosure Management
  • Transporting Primates
  • Reasons and Ethics of Keeping Primates in Captivity
  • Risks Working with Primates
10. Primate Conservation
  • Introduction
  • Conservation Status of Primate Species
  • Susceptibility to Extinction
  • Unique Problems
  • Most Endangered Primates
  • Recovery Programmes

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

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    Why Study this Primatology Course?

    If you’re interested in primates, and you want to deepen your knowledge about them, then this course may just be exactly what you’re looking for! This online primatology course will teach you that and more! Such as the variety of species from Strepsirhini and Haplorhini, the proper nutrition needed for different primates, their natural behavior, and much more.

     

    Course Outline

    1. Introduction to Primates
    • Order Primates
    • New World and Old World Monkeys
    2. The Strepsirhines
    • Family Daubentoniidae
    • Family Lorisidae (or Loridae)
    • Family Galagidae
    • Family Lemuridae
    • Family Megaladapidae
    • Family Cheirogaleidae
    • Family Indridae
    • Extinct Families
    • Examples of Living Groups
    3. The Haplorhines
    • Family Tarsiidae
    • Family Cebida
    • Family Callitrichidae
    • Family Atelidae
    • Family Cercopithecidae
    • Family Hylobatidae
    • Family Pongidae
    • Family Hominidae
    • Baboons
    • Capuchins
    • Drills
    • Guenon Monkeys
    • Macaques
    • Mangabey Monkeys
    • Marmosets
    • Patas Monkeys
    • Tarsiers
    • True Spider Monkeys
    • Vervet Monkeys
    4. Diet and Nutrition
    • Nutritional Requirements of Primates
    • Physiological Adaptations to Different Diets
    5. Health
    • Exercise
    • Observation and Assessment of Health or Condition
    • Common Illnesses
    6. Primate Behaviour in the Wild
    • Social Behaviour
    • Social Group Composition
    • Grooming
    • What are the benefits of living in groups for primates?
    • Physical Environment
    • Communication
    • Behaviours
    7. Breeding Programmes
    • Recognizing Abnormal Behaviour
    • The Primate as a Pet
    • Social Deprivation and Primates
    • Abnormal Behaviour in Captivity
    • Self-Harm in Primates in Captivity
    • Aggression in Primates in Captivity
    • Other Abnormal Behaviours
    • Avoiding Abnormal Behaviours
    • Social Group Captivity
    • Managing Boredom
    • Foraging for Food
    • Managing Aggression in Captivity
    • Learning and Training Primates
    8. Conservation in the Wild
    • Introduction
    • Primate Groups
    • Fertility and Reproduction
    • Pregnancy and Birth
    9. Managing Primates in Captivity
    • Primates in Captivity
    • Enclosure Design
    • Enclosure Management
    • Transporting Primates
    • Reasons and Ethics of Keeping Primates in Captivity
    • Risks Working with Primates
    10. Primate Conservation
    • Introduction
    • Conservation Status of Primate Species
    • Susceptibility to Extinction
    • Unique Problems
    • Most Endangered Primates
    • Recovery Programmes

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      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

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