CTW 006 NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS & MAMMALS

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR FIRST SEMESTER
SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCE AND ANIMAL
SCIENCES
CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM AND WILDLIFE
MANAGEMENT
COURSE CODE: CTW 006
COURSE TITLE: NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS & MAMMALS

DATE: 10/12/2019 TIME: 11:00AM – 01:00PM
INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES:
Answer question 1, and any other three questions in section B
The paper comprises of two printed pages. Please turn over
Section A: Answer all questions (25 marks)
1. Highlight 4 characteristics of: (4Marks)
i. Mammals
ii. Birds
2. Giving examples tabulate birds classification based on feeding
adaptation (8 marks)
3. State characteristics of primates (4 marks)
4. State and explain briefly four social organization of the family Bovidae
(4 Marks)
5. Name five endemic birds to Kenya (5 Marks)
Section B: Answer any three questions (45 marks)
Question 1
Discuss flight adaptations of birds. (15 marks)
Question 2
Giving examples in each case, discuss the orders to which mammalian
species are grouped. (15 marks)
Question 3
Citing examples briefly identify the socio-economic and ecological benefits
of birds and mammals of Kenya (15 marks)
Question 4
i. With examples, briefly explain the threats to the conservation of
birds and mammals in Kenya. (10 marks)
ii. Give remedial interventions that can be used to address these
challenges (5 marks)

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