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Hediger, Heini

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Personal name headingHediger, Heini
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Associated countrySwitzerland
Birth date1908-11-30
Death date1992-08-29
Place of birthBasel (Switzerland)
Place of deathBern (Switzerland)
Field of activityEducation, Higher Zoos Animal psychology Animal behavior
AffiliationUniversität Zürich
Zoologischer Garten Basel
Tierpark Dählhölzli Bern
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Biologists Authors
Found inHis Kleine Tropen-Zoologie, 1948.
The psychology and behaviour of animals in zoos and circuses, 1968: title page (Dr. H. Hediger. Director of the Zoological Gardens of Zurich, Titular Professor in Zoosand Biology of Zoological Gardens in the University of Zurich)
Wikipedia website, viewed September 16, 2021 (Heini Hediger (30 November 1908 in Basel--29 August 1992 in Bern) was a Swiss biologist noted for work in proxemics in animal behavior and is known as the "father of zoo biology". Hediger was formerly the director of Tierpark Dählhölzli (1938-1943), Zoo Basel (1944-1953) and Zürich Zoo (1954-1973).)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1908)