Jim Fowler, who hosted ‘Wild Kingdom’ series, is dead at 89

Jim Fowler, who hosted ‘Wild Kingdom’ series, is dead at 89
CNN

Jim Fowler, who with his friend Marlin Perkins co-hosted “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” died Wednesday, according to the official website for the show.

He was 89 and died at his home in Connecticut.

The website paid tribute to his decades of onscreen exploits that included feats like “hanging out of a helicopter, bluffing a herd of elephants or wrestling an anaconda.”

He and Perkins won