Michael Meyerhoff

michael-meyerhoff2Michael Meyerhoff is a trained animal keeper with a special interest in waterbirds, who has spent the last years in different roles (presently as Project Manager) at the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in Cambodia, a conservation project established by Allwetterzoo M√ľnster (Germany) and the Zoological Society for the Conservation of Species and Populations (ZGAP).

Michael is experienced in the husbandry of several stork and ibis species native to Southeast Asia, such as the Lesser Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos javanicus), Greater Adjutant Stork (Leptoptilos dubius), Asian Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus episcopus), Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans), Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus asiaticus), White-shouldered Ibis (Pseudibis davisoni) and the Giant Ibis (Thaumatibis gigantea).

At ACCB, Michael is directly involved in the captive breeding programmes for the Lesser Adjutant and the Asian Woolly-necked Storks, as well as in animal rescues for above mentioned species.