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Mammalogy

Course Code :2001WETMAM
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Herwig Leirs

3. Course contents *

After an introduction on general mammal characteristics and the origin of mammals, a taxonomic overview is given of all living mammalian orders,in which each family is mentioned at least briefly. Lectures are given using multimedia-material and museum specimens.

A number of case studies in current mammalogy are presented (by the students, depending on their own personal interest) and discussed in class.