Wikipedia:WikiProject Zoo

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WikiProject Zoo

Founded
2 December 2006

Current Coordinators

Don Lammers
ZooPro

General information


Departments

Resources

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Welcome to WikiProject Zoo, a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to zoos, aquaria, and aviaries. If you would like to help, please see the open tasks below, inquire on the talk page.

Our goals
  • Improve Wikipedia's coverage of zoos, aquaria, and aviaries by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles.
  • Provide guidelines and recommendations for articles about zoos, aquaria, and aviaries.
  • Serve as the central point of zoo, aquarium, and aviary article discussion.
Our scope
WikiProject Zoo focuses on articles about all kinds of facilities that care for and manage exhibits of animals, including but not limited to: zoos, aquaria, aviaries, butterfly zoos, petting zoos, reptile centres, and safari parks.
What can you do?
  • Add your name to the list of Participants and get started!
  • Add this userbox to your user page {{User WikiProject Zoo}}
  • Look at the navigation box on the right and see what needs doing in the "Tasks" List.
  • Join the Assessment Department and help review article standards and quality.
  • Join other Projects like WikiProject Animals.
  • If you find zoo-related articles, place the {{WikiProject Zoo}} template at the top of the talk page.
  • If the zoo-related article you find is still a stub, place the {{Zoo-stub}} tag (shown below) at the bottom of the article to keep track of them.


Departments[edit]

Leopard in the Colchester Zoo.jpg

Assessment[edit]

The assessment department focuses on assessing the quality of project-supported articles. The resulting article ratings are used within the project to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work, and are also expected to play a role in the WP:1.0 program. The assessment is done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WPZOO}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in a set of categories that serves as the basis for an automatically generated worklist.


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Collaboration[edit]

The Zoo collaboration department is a coordinated effort by WikiProject Zoo to improve Wikipedia's zoo-related content. All Wikipedians, regardless of their level of expertise on the subject, are welcome to contribute.


Tasks[edit]

Giraffes at west midlands safari park.jpg


Related WikiProjects and Portals[edit]

Panda enclosure at Chiang Mai zoo-KayEss-2.jpeg


Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects