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FAQ 
1. Do I have to pay for this service and when I want an account?
No, it's free and anyone can join. Everybody is allowed to register to help top-date this data base of species living in zoos.We have only one urgent request, please verify your personal information and the data set entries.
2. When I have problems or question who can I ask?
You can contact us at zootierliste[at]web.de
3. When I have found a mistake or new species and zoos which is not registered, what shall I do?
Please write a message on the notice board.
4. What means * and ** after the name of the spiecies?
* means, no German holding is known ** means, no European holding is known, especially you will find it at former holdings
5. Where do I find former holdings?
In the upper menu bar is a drop-down-menu. There you can choose whether you want to see "All" holdings and spiecies or only "Current" or "Former" ones.
6. Can I read the Species only in English?
No, you can switch between English names, scientific names. Therefor you click on the sign next to "name" at the menu bar.
7. What do "Level" means?
There are three user-level: Beobachter(Watcher), Zoofreund (Zoofriend) and Tierpfleger (Zookeeper)
8. How do I sign up?
You have to enter your nickname, your password and your email. With clicking "Sign up", you are indicated that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and you become a "Watcher". Only the administrators can give you the status "Zoofreund".
9. How can I add a new animal holding to a species?
First you must be a "Zoo-Friend". Than you go to the species where you want to add the new holding. Under the holding list an input box is located. When you start writing you get proposals which holding you could mean. Click on the right one. When you didn't find the holding in this proposal list, write the team a message.
10. You can't find a species but you want to add a zoo?
Pleace control if you see "ALL" holdings and not only the "Current" ones. Didn't you still see it? Then the species is not registered. Please contact us.
11. How can I add information to a special husbandry?
At the top of the husbandry list you can see a tool sign (chart with a pen). Click on the sign and then on the pen behind the zoo name.
12. What says the zoo information?

For current Holdings:

  • When did the husbandry start
  • Former husbandry
  • Breeding situation (regularly/periodical, not in the last years (with data), no breeding, one-time and occasional (when you know reasons of stopping the breeding, add this too)
  • Others

For former Holdings:

  • When did the husbandry start and end
  • Breeding information
  • Others

13. How can I add species?
First you must be a "Tierpfleger (Keeper)". Then you can do it yourself. At the end of the species list you can will find a field named "Add new species"
14. I'm still not a "Tierpfleger (Keeper)" but I want to add a new species.
Write a message at the notice board. You will find it under the topic "Home" in the upper menu bar.
15. Which size should have the pictures?
They shouldn't be bigger than 320x240 pixel.
16. Do I have to pay attention when I want to cancel a species?
Before you cancel the species, please cancel all zoo entries in the current and former list.
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