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Education Courses Zoo and Wild Animals Medicine

Zoo and Wild Animals Medicine

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
5
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
2
Lectures
15
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Prerequisite: Pathology I.

Responsible teacher: Dr. János Gál

In the frame of the course the students will be informed about the biology, captive care and medication of the most frequently kept wild and zoo animal species . During the lessons the subject contains the infectious and non-infectious common diseases and symptoms, including the possibilities of the diagnostic and therapeutic methods of the daily praxis.

 

Lectures theme

 

Topics

1

General structure and building of Zoo’s

2

Keeping and diseases of aquatic birds

3

Keeping and diseases of ratites and penguins 

4

Keeping and diseases of parrots

5

Keeping and diseases of falcons

6

Keeping and diseases of kangaroo and similar species

7

Keeping and diseases of exotic ruminants

8

Keeping and diseases of exotic horses

9

Keeping and diseases of hippopotamus, rhinos and elephants

10

Keeping and diseases of primates

11

Keeping and diseases of insectivore mammals

12

Keeping and diseases of chamelids

13

Keeping and diseases of sea mammals

14

Prevention of zoonotic disease in Zoo

15

Work safety training in Zoo. How to prevent the accidents during the manipulation with Zoo animals

Exam information

writing test