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.
Joe Barkowski, APM Committee Vice Chair for SSPs and Studbooks, will be hosting the next ZIMS for Studbooks Workshop which will take place on Tuesday, October 13 at 2pm Eastern.