For our latest ZIMS at Work feature, we’re highlighting Copenhagen Zoo — which opened in 1859 —as it marks 45 years with Species360, one of our many long-standing members. During that time, the Zoo has entered data into the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) on 13,034 animals in 856 taxa, entering and exiting the system on 6,571 occasions.
The Emirates Park Zoo, in the United Arab Emirates, recently celebrated five years as a Species360 member. The Zoo is currently home to more than 1,150 animals of 193 species. Since the opening of the Zoo in 2008 these numbers have continued to grow.
Take a look at some of the new functionality in ZIMS for Medical, including sample storage, test result upload, improved usability and more.
Learn more about how Global Medical Resources in ZIMS for Medical can help advance animal healthcare.
The pandemic has changed how many organisations and people work; as a result, the Species360 team has adapted to the new normal and has gone fully remote. Species360 CEO Jim Guenter explains more in his latest blog.
A new paper, co-authored by Species360 Director of Science, and of the Species360 Conservation Science Alliance Prof. Dalia Conde, published in the journal BioScience lays out a pathway to increasing collaboration between zoos and museums that would enhance our understanding of the animal kingdom.
L'Aquarium Tropical de La Porte Dorée in Paris, France, has recently joined Species360 as a new member, joining more than 360 aquariums that curate and share data as part of the global Species360 community.
Data from the Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) has been crucial in enabling researchers to investigate the correlation between brain size and life expectancy in parrots.
Since 2016, the Two Oceans Aquarium has been a Species360 member and uses the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) for a variety of purposes, including aquatics, husbandry, medical needs, and rescue and rehabilitation efforts.
We are so pleased to announce that Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen has joined Species360 as Marketing & Communications Specialist. Gavrielle comes from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), where she served for over four years as the Director of Communications. Prior to that, she worked in Public Relations at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.