Nationwide has been a long-time supporter of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, dating back to Hanna's early days as zoo director in 1978 and Nationwide's support of the American Bald Eagle Exhibit. This year, Nationwide is supporting the return of polar bears to the Columbus Zoo as a major donor for the new Polar Frontier exhibit.
"For decades, Jack Hanna has been a tireless ambassador for animal conservation
and the Columbus Zoo," says Jim Lyski, chief marketing officer for Nationwide, in a release. "It's this passion that we feel is a perfect match for the Nationwide brand. We hope to build a strong
relationship with the millions of fans of 'Jack Hanna's Into the Wild' by establishing common ground in our shared advocacy for wildlife conservation and the protection of all living