BIOL-460 Winter Ecology of Vertebrates

This course will survey all amniote vertebrates and their winter adaptations. It will focus on physiological ecology, evolution, morphology, reproduction and development of reptiles, birds and mammals. This upper-level biology/ecology course is designed to be taken by students to fulfill distribution requirements during their sophomore, junior and/or senior years. Prerequisite: BIOL-101 or ECOL-100. 3 SH. 3 lecture hours.