Ever wanted to adopt a pet? Perhaps you’ve thought of donating to a zoo by “adopting” a zoo animal, well, you can do even more. The Encyclopedia of Life (which I’ve written about before) needs someone to adopt a species as an ‘authenticator/curator’. The EOL has a lot of potential, but it’s going to require some volunteer work. This week’s tip introduces the EOL, what kind of data is there in the ‘model’ pages and shows you how to sign up!