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As natural habitats for wildlife disappear or become untenable, we must take an active role in documenting wildlife conservation. The ZIMS database of 3.5 million animals could be the key.

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40 Years of Sharing Data
Over 6,800,000 animals (living and historical)
Over 21,000 species
Over 74,000,000 medical records
Over 167,000,000 husbandry records

Thank you to our ~1,000 members in almost 90 countries for #SavingSpecies and for your commitment to #SharingIsCaring!

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ZIMS Access for All Users

We have created access to the ZIMS application for all members!

Through Eye on ZIMS, you can access the ZIMS application to:
  • View animals at your institution
  • Run taxon reports for the animals in your institution
  • Run specimen reports for animals in the ZIMS database
  • Look up member institutions
  • Access the ZIMS Species Holdings tool – and the entire global database

ZIMS administrators can access Eye on ZIMS at zims.species360.org using your ZIMS login. If you would like other members of your institution to have this access, contact support@species360.org and we can create logins for the

Species Holding

living in our institutions 

To request information about how many animals of various species are held in our member institutions, e-mail news@species360.org.
Please clearly list for which species you are seeking information in your request. Public can request once per month, of up to 5 species.




We are the largest global network of animal management professionals in the world. Join our network of more than 20,000 zoo, aquarium and conservation professionals who use ZIMS to meet conservation goals.

Our Worldwide Membership

We have almost 1,000 members in almost 90 countries across the globe - these zoological institutions are working together to enhance wildlife conservation

Prominent zoos and aquariums worldwide now use ZIMS to collect and share real-time information that could lead to the survival of vulnerable species