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College of Forestry

FOR 210 – Terrestrial Vertebrate Identification and Natural History (3)

Reviews principles used for locating, observing, and identifying terrestrial vertebrates, with an emphasis on using morphological characteristics in concert with behaviors and vegetation associations. Emphasizes on taxonomic relationships and traits used for identifying species within each terrestrial vertebrate group (i.e., birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals). Gains experience in species identification under field conditions and explores the relationship between animals and their environments. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
F24175664003Rivers, J.Online Open30955
Registration Restrictions
Recommended: One term or year of introductory biology
Class Notes: This course requires online proctored testing, which may include testing fees and the use of security measures, such as a scan of your testing environment. Please carefully review online proctor test information at: . This course requires mandatory independent 3-hour field trips that students complete each week of the term to hone their skills at identifying terrestrial vertebrates under field conditions.

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