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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: EAZA Songbirds TAG and Species360 use data to pinpoint species at risk

EAZA's Silent Forest Group partners with Species360 Conservation Science Alliance to create a new way of looking at the world of songbirds -- one they hope will further enhance efforts to save them. The Songbird Species Knowledge Index applies analytics to global data, including vast demographic information curated by Species360 member zoos and aquariums using ZIMS.
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Conservation Science: Species360 Director Dalia Conde Delivers PASC21 Keynote

At PASC21, Director of Science Dalia Conde addressed the opportunity to use big data and exascale computing to help answer critical questions and inform strategies to protect biodiversity. She presented the global Species Knowledge Index and other initiatives aiming to map, quantify and disseminate species open information to conservation policymakers globally.
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Science of Populations: Rates at which animals age may have less to do with sex differences (Research)

in the wild, the rate at which animals age may have less to do with their sex than previously believed. New research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates that while mammalian females live longer than males, sex differences in aging rates are not detected. Next, researchers plan to use data on ex situ populations, such as that curated by Species360 Members using ZIMS, to study evolutionary drivers of sex differences in survival.
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