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.
Question from a Wildlife Nutritionist: We have three female red pandas housed together. Recently two of them have lost weight. I have increased the caloric intake for the two and the vets have given them a clean bill of health. When I talked with their keepers it was mentioned that the older panda had recently experienced an increase in aggression towards the other two.
São Paulo Zoo technical biologist and registrar Mara Cristina Marques talks with Species360 about the role of data quality and best practices in animal welfare and conservation programs.