Rolf Amelung

From the list of elephant persons Family: Amelung

Rolf Amelung
Rolf  Amelung
Rolf Amelung with Asian female elephant Jenny
Personal details
Country Germany

Locations
Title elephant head-keeper -1992
Location at Hannover Zoo in Germany

Biography details

Rolf Amelung , zoo in Germany

Born 1951 in Germany dead 2020 in Germany .

Rolf  AmelungPrevious head elephant keeper Rolf Amelung training the elephants in the old out enclosure in December 1981. Photo: Wayne A. Jackson, Canada

In June 1988 the bull Siporex, born in Denmark, attacked head elephant keeper Rolf Amelung during training performance, and had to be kept off-hand since then. Later Siporex Feet got worse, and he was finally euthanized.


Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024).  Rolf Amelung in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=892. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Roland Wolf
  • Dan Koehl

Selected publications

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Categories zoo | Hannover Zoo | Amelung family | Born 1951 | Dead 2020 | People from Germany

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