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Jack Hanna
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Born
Jack Bushnell Hanna

January 2, 1947 (1947-01-02) (age 74)
Other names Jungle Jack
Education The Kiski School
Alma mater Muskingum University (BA)
Occupation
Years active 1973–2020
Notable work
Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Spouse(s)
Suzi Egli (m. 1968)
Children 3

Jack Bushnell Hanna (born January 2, 1947) is a retired American zookeeper and a former director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

His nicknamed was "Jungle Jack". He was director of the Columbus Zoo from 1978 to 1992

He appeared on many late night shows with Johnny Carson, David Letterman, James Corden, Good Morning America, and Maury Povich.

In April 2021, Hanna was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

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