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Hi, can you recommend which Universities do Zoo Biology. I have been to look at NTU but am not keen. Most only do Zoology. Please can you help
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Zoology or Animal Biology is the usual course of study for students who wish to learn about organismal biology from a not-exclusively ecological viewpoint. If you're interested in studying animals, then these courses are the ones to pursue. Whether this leads to a career in a zoo or similar depends on what you do with the degree afterwards. Most such degrees cover both vertebrate and invertebrate biology, although the former often gets more attention as most students are more interested in learning about veterbrate species (although invertebrates, especially insects, are both more common and more successful on the whole, and so are more academically interesting one could argue).

You may also want to consider some Ecology/Evolution/Conservation oriented courses, depending on your specific interests - these often have core animal biology classes covering animal physiology, although they'll often also have more content on plants and will tend to focus more on the ecological and evolutionary aspects naturally. However particularly if you're interested in zoo work, pursuing a more conservation focused course, or picking one that offers options in ecology and conservation, would probably be useful, as zoos often work closely with animal conservation groups and policymakers. It's also important to understand the animals' natural ecologies in order to create controlled habitats for them to live in that minimise stress etc which can adversely affect their health. If your interest is in primates in particular, some more evolutionary oriented courses may also be of interest, as primate evolution is of interest to both biologists and evolutionary anthropologists.
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