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IUCN Section on Small Apes turns to Species360 ZIMS for essential data on gibbons

The IUCN Primate Specialist Group (PSG), Section on Small Apes (SSA) has joined the Species360 research partner program, and will use ZIMS data to help those protecting and caring for gibbons. This is one of the many ways that zoos and aquariums, often through the collective work of partner associations such as WAZA, ZAA-Australasia, EAZA, and AZA, provide data essential to saving species. 

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Improving Animal Welfare: Zoo and aquarium staff use ZIMS to target ideal weights for all life phases

New in ZIMS for Husbandry: Animal care and welfare teams set Target Weight Ranges for individuals, groups, and phases of life --- from eggs to hatchlings, juveniles to seniors.
This is just one of the many new features designed to help teams monitor, manage, and report animal welfare improvements.

Also new in ZIMS: Batch edit saves time! 

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 and the request of Species360 members.

Read more about what is new in ZIMS for Husbandry

New in Studbooks! Global search identifies collaborative breeding programs, institutions, and coordinators

For regional and international associations, and those leading population management programs, ZIMS for Studbooks Global Search provides new insight to the full scope of studbooks supporting collaborative breeding programs. Learn more.

Read more about what is new in ZIMS for Studbooks

Species Conservation: Researchers gain protective status for sunflower sea star

Oregon State University researchers tap thousands of studies. The result: the UCN lists the sunflower sea star as Critically Endangered. Species360 Conservation Science Alliance is pleased to join those enabling this study. Learn more here.

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Welcome Sandy!

We are excited to announce that Dr. Sandy Trautwein has joined the Species360 leadership team as Director of Aquatics Conservation and Product Management. Sandy most recently was Vice President of Husbandry at the Aquarium of the Pacific (AoP) in California (U.S).

Species360 members rate support team 4.9/5!

Every day, Species360 support staff help members around the world. Here is a look at how members rate their experiences working with our team

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