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Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live at LMC’s Mendel Center

March 17, 2014

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Recognized around the country as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna has made countless television appearances since 1983 on shows such as Good Morning America, CNN’s Larry King Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Fox News programs, and the Late Show with David Letterman. Jungle Jack will take the stage at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center on Friday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m.

His live show will feature many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Audiences give Jack rave reviews – everyone from the youngest child to the oldest adult is entertained and inspired.

Hanna took his infectious energy to the airwaves by creating three of his own nationally syndicated television programs: Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild and most recently Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown. Into the Wild is unscripted and action-packed as Jack and his family explore the corners of the globe and discover amazing animals and cultures. In its first season, Into the Wild won an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Series.

Tickets for Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live range from $28 to $38 and are available through the LMC Mendel Center Box Office at (269) 927-1221 or

Before the show, a “Wild Adventure” family style dinner will be presented, and everyone is encouraged to wear their favorite safari outfit. Reservations must be made 1 week prior to the event. Tickets for the dinner are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-12, and are also available through the Box Office or the website. Tickets are non-refundable.

Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more. For information about group rates, pre-show party options, and other special arrangements, contact Mike Nadolski at (269) 927-8109 or   

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live presented by Nationwide Insurance at the LMC Mendel Center is sponsored by Y Country 97.5 and Meijer and is underwritten in part by the Gast Young Peoples’ Performance Endowment.



The LMC Mendel Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and one hour before show time. Tickets may be purchased in person, by phone at (269) 927-1221, or online at The Lake Michigan College Mendel Center is located just 40 minutes from Kalamazoo and South Bend on the Lake Michigan College Napier Avenue Campus in Benton Township, Michigan, one mile east of I-94 (Exit 30) and one mile west of the US 31 Bypass (exit 24).

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