Rolf Amelung

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

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

Biography details

Rolf Amelung , zoo in Germany

Born 1951 in Germany dead 1992? 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, (2021). Rolf Amelung in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=892. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Dan Koehl

Selected publications

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Categories zoo | Hannover Zoo | Amelung family | Born 1951 | Dead 1992 | People from Germany

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