Jack Hanna, renowned animal expert from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, is stepping back from work and public life after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
His daughters Kathaleen, Suzanne, and Julie made the sad announcement on Wednesday, publishing a heartfelt letter to fans on social media.
Along with family photos (HERE), they wrote: Related: Terri & Robert Irwin Are Already SO In Love With Bindi’s Daughter! As Executive Director of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio, Jack worked tirelessly to improve “wildlife habitats and focused on connecting the community with animals” since 1978.
Despite retiring from his role in 1992, the animal lover remained a spokesperson for the zoo until last year. Quickly, he became a beloved TV personalityRead more on perezhilton.com