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.
As a member of global nonprofit Species360, DN Colleges students 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.
EAZA members and other like-minded zoos and aquariums have been curating and sharing data on species for nearly half a century. The result, the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) managed by nonprofit Species360, is one of the world's largest datasets on species.
Many thanks to Species360 member The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium for hosting the 2023 Regional Aquatics Workshop this week in the United States. We appreciated seeing many of our members there, including Hugo Batista, Head Aquarist, Lisbon Oceanarium!
We are pleased to welcome the House of Nature Aquarium and Reptile Zoo, Salzburg, Austria, to the Species360 community. The Aquarium's central 60,000-litre tank is the largest of more than 35 exhibits, each with habitats and species representing tropical coral reefs, the Mediterranean, the waters of Africa, South America, Southeast Asia and the region's local rivers and lakes.
In this ZIMS at Work story, Species360 talks with Oceanário de Lisboa Conservation and Science Officer Ana Ferreira about the institution's mission - and the role of shared data in conservation and sustainability.
Species360 had a delegation attending CoP19 to represent Species360 members and to highlight research from the Species360 Conservation Science Alliance (CSA).
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.
In all, ZooParc de Beauval maintains as many as 15,000 historical biological samples. Storing those samples is one challenge. Another is tracking each sample, its origin, and any test results, says Beauval Head Veterinarian Dr. Baptiste Mulot.