Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of principles and practice of wildlife ecology and management and their application in African states
- Apply the knowledge of principles and practice of wildlife ecology and management in research
The interrelationships of wild animals and environment with special reference to forestry and agriculture. The dynamics of wildlife populations. The niche concept of large animal adaptation. Methods of studying wildlife numbers and distribution. Concepts of territory, space and habitats and animal numbers. Ecological research methods and the interdependence of management and research. Wildlife management in modern African states.