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New in ZIMS: Survival, Reproduction, and Growth reports transform ZIMS data – and inform welfare indicators

We are pleased to introduce Survival, Reproduction and Growth (SRG) Reports in ZIMS! Drawing upon data recorded and shared by institutions worldwide, the new reports provide zoos, aquariums, conservation centers, and other wildlife managers with missing information required to predict survival timelines…

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Member Focus: Germany’s Wuppertal Zoo contributes essential data for more than 800 species

Wuppertal Zoo is one of the largest contributors of husbandry and medical information used to better understand and care for wildlife. Curators, animal care, and aquatic experts use Species360 ZIMS (the Zoological Information Management System), to enter over 150,000 husbandry and medical records for more than 800 Species.
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Conservation: Researchers use ZIMS data to discover differences in tiger sub-species

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.
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Research Partners: Universities at Suffolk (UK) and Virginia (USA) join Species360

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).
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