Asian Elephant Health, Reproduction and Breeding Management 2014

This is an International training course on the management of nutrition, health, reproduction and breeding of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). The course has two components: (a) a stand-alone distance learning (online-based) course of 6 weeks duration that can be done from the participant’s home country, and (b) a hands-on practical training course of one-week that will be conducted on-site in Sri Lanka.

The distance learning course is designed to provide participants with background knowledge in elephant anatomy, physiology, nutrition, management, reproduction, breeding, health and diseases. It will include interactive on-line discussions with tutors, quizzes, an individual assignment and a terminal assessment. It is designed to provide the knowledge necessary for participants to fully engage in and benefit from the on-site practical training course.

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