Tennessee Aquarium Herpetologist Mackenzie Strickland cares for turtles in the nursery and other enclosures - and was among the first to begin entering information about the collections directly into ZIMS. Earlier this year, Tennessee Aquarium Registrar Christina Newman orchestrated a…
“By sharing information with other zoos and conservationists worldwide, we can all use this knowledge to better care for the species we’re striving to protect," said ZSL’s assistant curator of mammals, Teague Stubbington, in this ZSL feature, "A weighty matter."
The Australian Federal Government’s AUSTRADE GRANT can include six months of your SPECIES360 MEMBER FEES.
"The Species360 membership ensures that all members of our veterinary team can easily and securely access information from any of their physical locations in Southern Thailand. ZIMS for Husbandry and ZIMS for Medical provide a great platform for keeping records of each elephant that we provide treatment for, including reference of test results." - Pattarawan Phumpanna, Veterinarian, Southern Thailand Elephant Foundation
New Species360 member Moggill Koala Rehabilitation Center hospital provides medical care and rehabilitation facilities to koalas, including those injured during recent bushfires. Statistics are collected for all koalas here at and partner education and visitor facility Daisy Hill Koala Centre.
As part of Species360, Baku Zoo will use the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to curate and share husbandry and medical information on the animals and collections in their care.
As a Species360 conservation grant recipient, the Red Siskin Conservation Center (RSCC) at Leslie Pantin zoo will curate and husbandry data with international species survival program partners, including the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, Zoo Miami, Brevard Zoo, National Aviary in Pittsburgh, and members of WAZA, AZA, EAZA, ZAA (Australasia), Brazilian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZAB), and more. The RSCC was established in 2019 through a grant from AZA.
The European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA) has approved a tool developed by Species360 to help its members streamline their accreditation and annual renewals.
Every month, Species360 provides webinars focused on helping studbook keepers use ZIMS for Studbooks. Join us live for one of six upcoming virtual get togethers, or watch a previously-recorded session.
As zoo and aquarium staff worked from home due to COVID-19 closures, Species360 Member Support responded to record numbers of incoming calls, resolving 97 percent of inquiries, and earning a 4.9 (out of 5) satisfaction rating from members.