Special Endangered Species Day Ambassadors
Joan Embery has served as a champion of environmental, conservation and preservation issues around the world, most notably as spokeswoman for the Zoological Society of San Diego. Her work has included hundreds of television shows as diverse as “The Tonight Show,” “CBS This Morning,” PBS programs, “Hollywood Squares,” “Mr. Rogers,” “Entertainment Tonight” and her own syndicated series “Animal Express and “Animals of Africa.”
Jack Hanna is Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, and a well known conservationist, author, television personality, and lifelong adventurer.Recognized around the country as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack has made countless television appearances since 1983 on shows such as Good Morning America, the Late Show with David Letterman, Larry King Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Maury Show, Fox News Programs, and CNN News Programs.
Blessed with her father's innate connection to wildlife and a quiet confidence, Bindi Irwin forges ahead to champion the message of nature conservation. Bindi is passionate about saving her daddy’s Reserve, the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, from the threat of strip mining. If you would like to find out how you can help, visit: www.savestevesplace.com
Marine Life Artist Wyland has earned the distinction as one of America ' s most unique creative influences, and a leading advocate for marine resource conservation.The artist's efforts have been recognized by the United Nations, Sierra Club, the Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences.