As a member of global nonprofit Species360, Le Parc Alpha will use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to record data and monitor the welfare of individual animals and groups.
In recent weeks, avian and wildlife conservation centers have joined nonprofit Species360. As part of Species360, these institutions ensure the care and welfare of wildlife and contribute essential data to global species knowledge. Get to know just a few of them, including Willows Birds of Prey, Montana Raptor Conservation Center, Sylvan Heights Bird Park and Avian Breeding Center, and more.
To master best practices in recording and using animal data, more than two dozen individuals participated in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' (AZA) 2023 Professional Development course in Institutional Records Keeping. Attendees traveled to the course from a wide range of institutions and locations, including zoos and aquariums serving communities in North, Central, and Latin America. Species360 Training and Member Support representatives taught modules throughout the course, continuing more than 20 years of partnership supporting the AZA course.
Species360 had a delegation attending CoP19 to represent Species360 members and to highlight research from the Species360 Conservation Science Alliance (CSA).
Species360 is pleased to announce a new way of securely and efficiently sharing veterinary data through the Vet Advisor Data Sharing program in the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS).
Species360 team members participate in a wide array of conferences in 2022, taking the opportunity to meet and talk with members and partners around the world.
Houston, TX – Matt Lammers and his coworkers with the Houston Zoo were long-awaiting rain at Griffith League Scout Ranch in Bastrop County, Texas when, on a day in early August of this year, it finally came. Knowing the opportunity…
Zoo, aquarium, wildlife veterinarians use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to record and share information regarding animals in their care. Now, when these veterinary teams send blood samples to IDEXX, they can view and upload the report directly in ZIMS for Medical. Called ZIMS Test Result Upload, the new feature reduces manual data entry for veterinary staff and improves the accuracy and volume of data used to calculate ZIMS Expected Test Results used by veterinarians to diagnose illness.
Species360 is among those invited to be an International Champion of the EWC initiative. Other champions include the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), African Wildlife Foundation, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, the Jane Goodall Institute and others. International Champions support the EWC Statement of Purpose, and help to advance the objectives of the Initiative among their peers, members, and communities.