Remember the old Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom? Marlin Perkins would narrate some film on something ... like a tiger. And then they'd send in Jim Fowler to 'rassle with it. Every Sunday after the one or two games we got on TV.
oh yeah, I always thought this guy was going out early. But what a way to go. Plus he raised money for his "zoo," and most likely left his wife and kids set up pretty good. Beats dying on a rubber sheet after 300K of medical bills.