African vertebrates 261

Module code ZEN 261
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to general vertebrate diversity; African vertebrate diversity; vertebrate structure and function; vertebrate evolution; vertebrate relationships; aquatic vertebrates; terrestrial ectotherms; terrestrial endotherms; vertebrate characteristics; classification; structural adaptations; habits; habitats; conservation problems; impact of humans on other vertebrates.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites ZEN 161 GS or permission from the HOD.
Contact time 4 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Quarter 3

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