Student, Trade School, Ellwangen, 1951-1954.
Apprentice confectioner, Café Schimmel, Ellwangen, 1951-1954; building trade, Ellwangen, 1954-1957; confectioner, Ditta Azan, Mogadishu, Somalia, 1958-1960; supermarket assistant, Belfast Warehouse, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1961-1963; tourist guide, Via Travel Agency, Rome, 1965; buyer of toys and blankets, Ackermans, Cape Town, South Africa, 1965-1967; toy retail organizations, Toy Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, 1967-1973; wildlife photographer, consultant, owner, director, World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary, Cape Town, South Africa, since 1973. Owner, board directors Adventure Farm, Cape Town, since 1990, Nature Park-Crane Breeding Centre, Cape Town, since 1994.
Member of World Parrot Trust, International Palm Society, World Pheasant Association, International Crane Foundation, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Raptor Conservation Group.
Married Heather Edna Muller, December 5, 1988 (divorced April 1996). 1 child Tamarin Dominique. Married Deborah Paulse, December 2, 2000.
Children: Garron Daniel, Darryan Oliver.