Kelly: Henry Doorly Zoo's magic happens backstage
Dr. Lee Simmons of the Omaha Zoo Foundation tours the gorilla quarters with Dr. Anne Hubbard, whose late parents' donations led to the naming of the zoo's Hubbard Gorilla Valley. Simmons, the zoo's former director, is proud of the behind-the-scenes efforts that make Omaha's zoo one of the nation's best.
Posted: Sunday, June 23, 2013 12:00 am
Who better to give me a behind-the-scenes tour of the House That Doc Built than the guy they call Doc?
Dr. Lee Simmons, now the head of the Omaha Zoo Foundation, arrived as assistant zoo director (under Warren Thomas) in 1966 and became director in 1970.
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Sunday, June 23, 2013 12:00 am.