Comments to the course 2005 (participants)
Eveline De Wolf/NL
"As a very inexperienced person it has been a wonderful, very enriching experience. Thank you"
Marcel Wagner/Zoo Halle/Germany
"Trotz der Sprachdistanz konnte ich sehr viel mitnehmen und ich hoffe, dass ich oder wir ein paar Ideen in unserer neu gebauten Anlage umsetzen können."
David Bilger/Zoo Amneville/France
"Nice experience, very interesting, lot of different experience from all over the world."
Kenneth Mackey elephant keeper Ireland
"Very interesting school I learnt so much about Elephant's. Thank you Hamburg Zoo and your professional Elephant staff."
Adam Trochim/Zoo Warszawa/Polen
"The course was full of knowledge about elephants, all topics were very interesting and a lot of them new."
Pitr Piekarczyk/Zoo Warszawa/Polen
"To meet all these people from almost the entire world all interested in the main subject, Elephants was a unique opportunity for me to collect information’s which may be useful in my future work and most important for elephants to have better live in our institution."
Bettina Aeschbach/Zoo Zürich/Schweiz
"Ganz herzlichen Dank für den tollen Kurs. Es hat Spass gemacht."
Susanne Bäumler/Twycross Zoo/UK
"Thank you very much for all your effort. It was a fantastic experience and I will move our program forwards with all the information’s I got from this course. Well done to all the Hagenbeck team."
Bob Kam/Calgary Zoo/Canada
"I am a elephant keeper since almost 30 years. During learned more about these animals than in the past."
"This Elephant Management School in Hamburg was very professional. I would recommend this school to all elephant keepers and their management."
"I didn’t expect that it was going to be this good! Have learned a lot and got so many ideas to improve our work on the elephants. I can not wait to get back and get started"
"I have been to some other workshops. However this is a real school and I can not imagine a more comprehensive course on elephants."