By analyzing ZIMS data for more than 9,200 zoo-based tigers, researchers found differences in reproductive and survival parameters that could influence conservation strategies. In particular, they looked at sub‐species and sex‐specific variability of survival and reproductive parameters with age.
Tennessee Aquarium is working to save a species of native trout.
Global non-profit Species360 welcomes the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) Kakī Conservation Program to its member community. This government-led species recovery program manages or monitors about 200 Kakī (wading birds) including in situ and ex situ populations.
Species360 research partners use ZIMS data to discover new insights. Among the participants in the research partner program are University of California at Berkeley and UC Davis (United States), University of Navarro (Spain), Babes Bolyai University (Romania), Murdoch University (Australia), and Royal Agriculture University (England).
Being good at your mission is more important than ever for aquariums' financial sustainability, according to new research shared in the Future Aquarium Trends webinar and panel discussion hosted this week by Species360. The tighter connection between mission and revenue is one of several important consumer research findings presented by Impacts Experience, a team that helps executives at cultural institutions like aquariums, museums, and zoos to develop business and audience engagement strategies based on actionable data.
May 3, Species360 Director of Science Dr. Dalia Conde will lead a discussion on the power of aquarium and zoo data for scientific discovery. The course is part of a workshop on the role of zoos in advancing conservation and biological sciences, with for researchers from zoos, museums, and academic institutions.
Species360 Director of Science and Conservation Science Alliance lead Dr. Dalia Conde speaks with ScienceNode writer August Reed about her path to using high performance computing in ecology research.
Central Zoo Authority presents "Expert Talks" on managing wild herds of gaur (Indian bison) while accommodating community needs.
New Species360 member Teton Raptor Center expanded their mission to include a Raptor Rescue Network that coordinates the efforts of Rehab Centers, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, veterinarians, and volunteers to ensure that every injured raptor has access to rehabilitation.
As a member of the Species360 Research Partner Program, the SSA will use data from the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) to bridge gaps in demographic, husbandry, welfare, and medical information that is essential to protecting and caring for gibbons.