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Fall Classes

Zoo Expeditions: Animal Behavior & Conservation


Four Saturdays in Fall 2017: September 23, October 14, November 4, December 2 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day) at Woodland Park Zoo

Cost for 3 graduate credits: $390 Woodland Park Zoo course fee + $810 Miami University course fee covers the cost of credit and course administration for 3 graduate semester credits, including zoo admission, materials and snacks.

Cost for 30 clock hours/audit: $390 Woodland Park Zoo course fee. Fees cover zoo admission, materials, snacks and 30 Washington-approved STEM clock hours.

Registration: Online registration opens Wednesday, June 1, 2017
Registration due dates: June 28, 2017 (for those taking the course for credit). September 20, 2017 (for all others) 

Why do toucans groom each other? Do pythons cuddle? During this multi-day course, participants will learn about wildlife behavior and conservation by observing and investigating Woodland Park Zoo’s most fascinating animals. From communication to social hierarchies, participants will engage in ethological research to uncover why and how non-human animals behave the way they do. Participants will end this course with a stronger understanding of zoo-based and field-based animal behavior research methods and wildlife conservation solutions that can be adapted for local educational and community settings. On the final course day,  participants will present their scientific findings to peers and zoo staff during a project symposium.


All registration confirmations are sent via email and will come to you from an address ending in Please make sure to read your confirmation and all attachments. Please contact us if you do not receive a registration confirmation.

Need to make changes to or cancel an existing registration? Call 206.548.2424 x4. At this time changes and cancellations cannot be done through our online registration system.

Please note that a minimum of two (2) weeks notice of cancellation is required for a change in program date or a refund or credit of program fees. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or credits for any changes or cancellations received less than two (2) weeks prior to the program start date.

Having issues registering online?  Click here to download the registration form.



If you cannot find the answers to your questions or need additional assistance please contact the registration office by phone at 206.548.2424 or by email.