- Name: Jack Hanna
- Born: 01/02/1947 (74 years old)
- Occupation: Zookeeper, zoo director, conservationist
- Website: http://www.jackhanna.com
Jack Bushnell Hanna (born January 2, 1947) is an American zookeeper and a director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. He was director of the zoo from 1978 to 1992, and is viewed as largely responsible for elevating its quality and reputation. His media appearances, particularly with David Letterman, Good Morning America, and Maury Povich have made him one of the most notable animal experts in the United States.
Birth Name: Jack Bushnell Hanna
Alias: Jungle Jack
Birth Place: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Jack Hanna quotes :
I had a very famous trainer tell me once, 'You can usually train a wild animal but never tame a wild animal, ever.' They are always going to be wild, no matter what anybody says.Jack Hanna