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There's now a giant database for rare zoo animals to find a mate that works just like a dating app

Zoo animals will have a database for mating which works exactly like Tinder or OkCupid. Animals in captivity in zoos usually live a life of isolation, with little chances of finding a mate or procreating. They are dependent on zoo-keepers discretion and inter-zoo mating programs, which was mostly a paper-driven process. The Zoological Information Management System is a database which is a record of all animals in captivity, along with records of country of origin, family and pedigree, eating history and other likes and dislikes along with sensitive medical history. The global database covers 22,000 species and can be accessed be zoo-keepers to find mates for their charges. Many animals have benefited from this database system, with tigers, gorillas and lemurs finding mates and forming families.
There's now a giant database for rare zoo animals to find a mate that works just like a dating app
— As Reported by Business Insider

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