Counting Sheep : Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Lions in the American West

TitleCounting Sheep : Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Lions in the American West
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsClark, E
Corporate AuthorsWashington University in St. Louis, Department of Biology,
Date Published04/2009
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsANIMAL , Bighorn , BIOLOGY , culling , endangered , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Environmental Sciences , extinction , hunting , mountain , Ovis , population , predator-prey , Public Policy , Puma , Sierra
AbstractIn this case study, students hear arguments on both sides of a debate over wildlife management and must integrate ethical and scientific perspectives to formulate their own opinions. The case as written is most appropriate for an environmental ethics or policy course, but could also be used in an introductory or interdisciplinary environmental studies course.
NotesCase from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University of Buffalo. http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/
URLhttp://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=419&id=419
Audience LevelUndergraduate
Abbreviated Case NameCounting Sheep
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