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Photo Ark: Joel Sartore images featured in ZIMS

There is a new look on the ZIMS login and desktop screens, featuring images by famed wildlife photographer Joel Sartore. As founder of the Photo Ark, a 25-year effort by National Geographic to photograph every species in human care around the globe, Joel is an increasingly more familiar face among conservationists and educators. He often visits zoos and aquariums as he photographs individual animals representing their species.
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Supporting Animal Welfare: 7 New features make it easier for institutions to record and share data

In case you missed it! Here are recent enhancements to ZIMS for Care and Welfare. Using feedback from our members, we implemented improvements that make it easier and faster to track animal welfare, model processes for peer teams, and more quickly rollout templates designed for each species.
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Member Support: Congratulations Erika on your 10th Anniversary with Species360!

Congratulations to Erika Fronk on her 10th anniversary with Species360!  As a Member Support Advocate, Erika directly supports more than 270 association and institutional members, including regional associations World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo and Aquarium Association - Australasia (ZAA), and more. In 2021, Erika handled nearly 1,800 questions and help requests from our members. 
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Joris Verbruggen joins Species360 Member Support Team

Welcome to Joris Verbruggen, who joins Species360 as a Member Support Representative. Joris brings a wealth of experience from Species360 member institution AAP (Animal Advocacy and Protection), where he worked as an outplacement coordinator to permanently re-home rescued animals to zoological institutions. Joris has ZIMS experience and a strong network of zoo and sanctuary relationships in Europe and beyond. He lives near Rotterdam in The Netherlands.
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Member Support exceeds goals – again!

The Species360 Member Support and Training team provides assistance every day throughout the year, covering holidays to meet the needs of our members in over 100 countries. In August and September, the team exceeded its performance metrics - again resolving over 90 percent of questions and issues in the first response (goal 85 percent) and with nearly perfect (4.8 out of 5) satisfaction ratings. Congrats team!
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New Members: Miami Seaquarium (Florida), Sea Life Park (Hawaii), and Living Shores Aquarium (Northeastern United States) join Species360

As a global nonprofit, Species360 facilitates international collaboration in recording and sharing essential data on species. A growing number of wildlife institutions are participating in this effort. In all, 34 aquariums, zoos, and wildlife refuges in Europe, Asia, and the Americas have joined Species360 this year. They represent non-profit and for-profit, large and small institutions.
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New in ZIMS: Batch Edit!

Have you ever written a batch note or observation and then wanted to edit the batch? Now you can! The ZIMS for Husbandry team added this functionality that was requested by Species360 members. When creating notes and observations using a batch action, you can edit the individual record afterwards. When editing the record, you will see the option to edit for the entire batch or for the individual.
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