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Subject: New Course: Primates and Predators (India)

Course Title: Primates and Predators

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Dates: Dec. 28, 2015 – Jan 10, 2016

Location: Fringe Ford, South India

Registration: Until Nov. 18, 2016

Course fee: $2250

Course Description: This is a course in tropical biology with a focus on primate and carnivore interactions, conservation, and research in the hyper diverse Western Ghats of India. Hands-on learning takes places during the day through guided wildlife research activities, which are supplemented with brief lectures and discussions of scientific literature in the evenings. Participants will also receive introductory training in herpetology, ornithology, entomology, and botany. Skills they will gain include scat and hair snare monitoring, tree climbing, radio telemetry, camera trapping, plant identification, primate tracking, and behavioral sampling techniques. Participants additionally experience Indian culture through zoo, national park, and bird sanctuary visits, and of course, taste the many flavors of Indian cuisine throughout the course.

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