Life and death has marked the year at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. From the tragedy of the death of Harambe to new life in baby hippo Fiona: Thane Maynard has led the zoo through it all. He reflects on his 40 years of lessons learned, how WCPO gave him his start in TV -- and the one animal he wants to steer clear of.
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(Can't get enough Fiona? On the most recent episode of "Hear Cincinnati," WCPO.com's Maxim Alter talked one-on-one with a member of her care team at the Cincinnati Zoo. Click here to listen.)