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50 Years of "Doc"

Nov 30, 2016

Doc Simmons and Bambio
Credit Omaha Zoo Foundation

Dr. Lee "Doc" Simmons Simmons started working at the then-named Henry Doorly Zoo in 1966 as a resident veterinarian, becoming the Zoo's director in 1970. He retired from that position in 2009 and serves today as chairman of the Omaha Zoo Foundation. In a conversation with Michael Lyon, he looks back at the last 50 years.