University of Tennessee
Hosted a series of specials on Family Channel "Jack Hanna's Wildlife Adventures"
Served as host of the syndicated series "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures"
Became director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Made first of numerous appearances on CBS' "Late Night with David Letterman"
Began making regular appearances on the ABC morning program, "Good Morning America"
Settled in Columbus, Ohio when appointed director of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Moved to Florida and served as director of the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford
While in college, reportedly raised ducks in his dorm room and a donkey in back of a fraternity house
At age 12, was befriended by a local veterinarian who allowed him to travel around on rounds
After college operated a pet shop and petting zoo
Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee