The professional nickname of Jack Hanna, the Director of the Columbus Zoo in Columbus Ohio (Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo since 1993).

Raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Jack, a former pet shop/petting zoo operator and director of a small Florida Zoo, moved his wife, Suzi and their three daughters to Columbus in 1978 to become the Director of Columbus Zoo, which, at the time was rundown. 139 more words