Data from the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) has enabled researchers from the Species360 Conservation Science Alliance and the University of Southern Denmark to investigate evolutionary aging theories in tortoises and turtles.
Species360 is pleased to welcome two new members to our team, Clint Pidlubny and Lorielle Weingarden.
The Emirates Park Zoo, in the United Arab Emirates, recently celebrated five years as a Species360 member. The Zoo is currently home to more than 1,150 animals of 193 species. Since the opening of the Zoo in 2008 these numbers have continued to grow.
A new paper, co-authored by Species360 Director of Science, and of the Species360 Conservation Science Alliance Prof. Dalia Conde, published in the journal BioScience lays out a pathway to increasing collaboration between zoos and museums that would enhance our understanding of the animal kingdom.
L'Aquarium Tropical de La Porte Dorée in Paris, France, has recently joined Species360 as a new member, joining more than 360 aquariums that curate and share data as part of the global Species360 community.
Data from the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) has been crucial in enabling researchers to investigate the correlation between brain size and life expectancy in parrots.
Since 2016, the Two Oceans Aquarium has been a Species360 member and uses the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) for a variety of purposes, including aquatics, husbandry, medical needs, and rescue and rehabilitation efforts.