Der erste Tier-Onkel des deutschen Fernsehens

Der wahre Professor Grzimek

Für die Karriere leugnete er seine NSDAP-Mitgliedschaft. Er war ein Frauenheld, hatte uneheliche Kinder und sammelte Scherzartikel. Abendblatt-Redakteurin Claudia Sewig beschreibt die unbekannten Seiten des Naturschützers, dem sie jetzt auch eine Biografie gewidmet hat.

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