Mission: Species360 is an international information service organization that provides animal inventory, veterinary medial records, and collection planning information services for zoological organizations worldwide. Species360 serves as the custodian for a pooled knowledge base of information from more than 1,100 zoological institutions worldwide. This knowledge base includes information on more than 10. 3 million individual animals or more than 22,000 species. Species360 members us this data to advise basic care and population management decision to help them achieve their business and conservation goals. In addition, species360 develops software designed specifically for use by its member facilities to aid in the collection and analysis of this vital information. Species360 provides science and research services with an internal science team and in support of member or other animal care or conservation science teams globally.
Programs: Our 2017 operations continue to be focused on engaging in assisting and contributing to the support of exclusively scientific, educational and conservation activities and projects. These activities include the continued development of new zims features and modules, maintenance of the zims software, and support of our members with technical advice and training services. Species360 data also serves animal care and conservation sciences. Our internal science team develops critical related science and supports other researchers with data and analytical services. Increased the number of members by 63 and the impact of global information collaboration.