Henning Wiesner, born in 1944 in Neisse (today Nysa, Poland), studied veterinary medicine and was director of the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich from 1980 to 2009. He acts as a consultant to zoos and animal welfare groups around the world.
- Das große Buch der Tiere
[The big book of animals]
Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich 2006.