European Elephant Management

Comments to the course 2007 (participants)

Richard Urban, Zoo Nürnberg, Germany

"Die Schulung war sehr informativ. Viele Sachen und Informationen sind zur Weiterentwicklung der Elefantenhaltung hilfreich. Die Organisation vom Hagenbeck-Team war vorbildlich. Vielen Dank für die schönen Tage."

Dr. Zlatko Golob, Ljubljana Zoo, Slovenia

"We comment the organizing and scientific committee on excellent organisation [of the] First European Elephant Management School 2007 and all lecturers to give us intersting lectures on elephants. Many thanks to teach us thinking about elephants in a different (right) way."


"Nice, good, ok. Thank you!"

Monica Rehn, Boras Zoo, Sweden

"Thank you for a great course. It was very interesting, it's a big chance to meet people to discuss and learn more about the big animals we all love. A big thanks to all of you!"

Robert Prasnikar, Zoo Ljubljana, Slovenia

"We got a lot of practical solutions for our new elephant enclosure from Zoo Hagenbeck and got contacts to ask anything, what concerns elephants."

Martin Kristen, Zoo Prague, Czech Republic

"Thank you for a great time in Hamburg! I think, that these 9 days helped me a lot to change my way how to think about elephants. Thank you!."

Ciaran McMahon, Dublin Zoo, Ireland

"First I would like to thank Dr. Stephan Hering, Alan Roocroft, the Hagenbeck elephant team and all the many lectureres who gave their time and knowledge so freely. This has been a large learning curve for me as an elephant keeper."

Dr. Sandra Silinski, Allwetterzoo Münster, Germany

"Thank you for the excellent organisation! Enjoyed being here!"

Oliver Pürkel, Tiergarten Nürnberg, Germany

"Thank you to raise my knowledge!!"


"A great school! We've made a lot of experiences that will help us to improve the elephant management in our zoo."


"Nine days full of information! Thank you to all who helped to realize the F.E.E.M.S. 2007!"

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