BIOL 3360

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 3100, 022.310) An introduction to the study of animal behaviour including key concepts from the parent disciplines of ethology and comparative psychology, the genetic and physiological bases of behaviours, and evolutionary aspects introducing optimality and game theoretical models characteristic of modern behavioural ecology. Laboratory work involves the design and execution of a behavioural project at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Not to be held with the former 022.343. Prerequisites: a “C” or better in one of BIOL 2300 (BOTN 2370, ZOOL 2370, 001.237, 022.237), BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371) or AGEC 2370 (065.237); and BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232) (C); or consent of department.

Fall 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: James F Hare
    CRN: 11509
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 3: 10:30 AM–11:20 AM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: James F Hare
    CRN: 11510
    Laboratory Location: 110 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, M.
  • B02
    Instructor: James F Hare
    CRN: 11511
    Laboratory Location: 110 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, Tu.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.