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*WKU Faculty Led: Field Biology- Conservation and Management of African Wildlife
Johannesburg, South Africa
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Cost: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Length:
Short Term
 Program Type:
Study Abroad
 Language of Instruction:
English
 Language Prerequisite:
No
 Language Courses Offered:
No
 Number of Credits:
3
 Credit Type:
WKU Credit
 Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
 Field of Study:
BIOLOGY
 Program:
WKU Faculty Led
 Insurance:
WKU Insurance
 Faculty Leader:
Stokes, Michael
Program Description:
In South Africa, wildlife management is privatized.  Wildlife are frequently bought and sold, requiring intensive hands-on management.  There is no place in the U.S. or in most African countries where students can experience and learn techniques of wildlife capture at the rate and intensity of the experience in South Africa.  Additionally, South Africa has good transportation, communication and medical infrastructure, and most educated people speak English.  This is the single best course a student can take to prepare them for veterinary professional schools or zoo work with wild, exotic animals.

Courses
BIO 485 and 485G: Field Biology African Wildlife Management

Accommodations
Tented camp on Cheetah Inn, Guernsey

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This program is currently not accepting applications.