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Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

Practical in Zoo Biology



Students will work independently on a weeklong project
at Zoo Zürich, applying aspects learned and discussed
in BIO354 (Zoo Biology).
For example, students will gain experience documenting
and analysing behavior of zoo animals, how to apply
concepts that allow for environmental and behavioral
enrichment, or animal welfare in a zoo.

Time and Place

One-week course, 2 ETCS
03 – 07 June 2024
Max. 10 participants
See BIO355 Flyer below for additional details!


At the end of the module, students will possess some of the following competences:

  • how to plan, carry out, and critically discuss a scientific project
  • how to review and critically discuss relevant literature
  • how to present a project and its results to a larger audience


  • BIO144 Data Analysis in Biology
  • BIO122 Behavioural Biology
  • BIO354 Zoo Biology

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