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Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna in 2006
Born John Bushnell Hanna
(1947-01-02) January 2, 1947 (age 70)
Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Other names Jungle Jack
Occupation Zookeeper and Director of Columbus Zoo(Retired) Conservationalist
Years active 1973–present
Spouse(s) Suzi Egli (1968–present) (3 daughters)
Website www.jackhanna.com

I've been out all over the world tranquilizing animals.
If I find myself afraid or scared, that means I'm doing the wrong thing.
Jack Hanna
The groundhogs are pretty good at eluding. If somebody is trying to come after a ground hog, they go and they burrow.
Jack Hanna
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
The snow leopard is absolutely magnificent. It represents really what endangered species are all about.
Jack Hanna
You know, having raised animals all my life for 50-something years, I would say that you know, I'm fascinated by cats.
Jack Hanna
A lion is called a 'king of beasts' obviously for a reason.
Alligators and crocodiles are some of the most aggressive creatures on the planet – they'll take down a boat if you come up to their nest.
Jack Hanna
The most important thing is to preserve the world we live in. Unless people understand and learn about our world, habitats, and animals, they won't understand that if we don't protect those habitats, we'll eventually destroy ourselves.
Jack Hanna
A lot of cats are not that social.
The world is the true classroom. The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes.
Jack Hanna
The most magnificent creature in the entire world, the tiger is.
Hogs and pigs are very intelligent.
Zoo animals are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild.