Primatology (Primate biology and husbandry)

Accordion title

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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Accordion title

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

Send me free info pack

Enrol Now

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

$599.00

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