This week the illustrious wildlife career of Jack Hanna has come to an end. According to Twitter posts from the conservationist’s family, Hanna was diagnosed earlier this week with dementia which is now believed to be Alzheimer’s Disease.
“Doctors have diagnosed our dad, Jack Hanna, with dementia, now believed to be Alzheimer’s disease,” his daughters posted on Twitter. His condition has deteriorated quickly in the past few months, the statement continued. Mr Hanna, 74, held a wild career that helped wildlife and zoos in his hometown thrive.