Course

Ecology and Conservation of Southeast Asian Elephants

SFS 3112

Ecology and Conservation of Southeast Asian Elephants

6 credits

This special topic course focuses on the ecology and conservation of the Asian elephant and the habitats in Cambodia and Thailand where extant populations live. Students spend several weeks observing semi-captive elephants and visit regions frequented by wild elephants. Elephant welfare and management practices will be examined, and the livelihoods of people affected, both positively and negatively, by elephants will be explored. In addition to the work with elephants, students will visit the World Heritage site of Angkor and the capital city of Phnom Penh.

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Summer Session 1

Elephants of Southeast Asia

Cambodia
6 Weeks
6 Credits
Summer 2024
Jun 3 - Jul 15
Closed