Wildlife naturalist and animal trader. His name is sometimes falsely spelled as Peter Rhyiner.
Peter Ryhiner was born in 1920 in Basel, Switzerland.
He imported Basel Zoo first Asian rhinos, and travelled around the world, capturing animals.
His business suffered a downfall in the seventies, and after a unsuccesful try as safari giude in Kenya, he died 1975 in the psychatric clinic, Prefargier, Switzerland.