Signor Fiorotto

Name ID 173

See also

Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Oria Among the Elephants

Signor Fiorotto

Italian farmer, south of Manyara who had arrived in 1958 and cleared several thousand acres of bush and planted maize....

Extract ID: 235

See also

Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Oria Among the Elephants

Signor Fiorotto

... Night after night elephants and rhino destroyed his [Signor Fiorotto] crop - some 400 elephants had been shot. Professor Bernhard Grzimek, when visiting Iain Douglas-Hamilton at Manyara, offered, on behalf of the Frankfurt Zoological Society, to raise funds to buy the farm so as to extend the Park boundaries.

Extract ID: 236
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