Species360 Member News
ZIMS at Work: University of Chicago researchers access data essential to immunology studies
University of Chicago researchers will use data aggregated across global populations of animals to study immunology in species of mammals. In particular, they will look at baseline neutrophil concentrations published in the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to summarize order-level parameter values that approximate the magnitude of constitutive immunity across diverse mammalian taxa.
Species360 Welcomes New Member: kanamaluka Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre￼
Species360 recently welcomed kanamaluka Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Australia as a new institutional member.
See what’s new in ZIMS for Husbandry, Medical, and Studbooks – and share the flier!
Catching up? Here is a look at recent news and updates, including new features and what other zoo and aquatics teams are using them. Choose by category to see all…
Species360 CEO Blog: The Critical Role of Sharing Data for Conservation and Animal Care
Przewalski's horses are an iconic species that zoos have helped save from extinction. At Species360, we believe data and data sharing are critical to conservation science. Jim Guenter, Species360 CEO.…
ZIMS at Work: Managing diverse species and habitats with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
To learn more about managing such a diverse collection across multiple sites, we spoke with RZSS Curator Jo Elliott and Senior Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Adam Naylor. They discussed the role of information shared using non-profit Species360’s Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) and recent changes to expand staff access to husbandry, medical, and studbooks data.
New in ZIMS for Studbooks: Managed Groups gives studbook managers insight to group dynamics
The Managed Groups feature is used to track which animals have been or are currently housed together. This information provides better insight to how species are being managed, what is working, and how changes can impact populations – especially when institutions hold more than one group.