2010 Course Handbook
BIOL360: Biology of Australasian Vertebrates
In this unit lectures include a survey of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates, both native and introduced. Topics cover biogeography, ecology, genetics, nutrition, anatomy, reproductive biology, behaviour, evolution, population management and conservation. Practical work centres on field techniques, wildlife handling and behavioural observations. Lectures are given twice a week but there are no weekly practicals. Practical work, for both internal and external students, is carried out in a compulsory block practical session held at Macquarie University laboratories, zoological parks and in the field.
|Contact Hours:||see below|
D1 - Day; Offered in the first half-year
X1 - External study; Offered in the first half-year (Session Dates: 10-15 April)
|Staff Contact(s):||Dr David Nipperess|
12cp(P) in 200- or 300-level BIOL units
Department of Biological Sciences
For unit timetable information please visit the Timetables@Macquarie Website .