Founder of Tasmania Zoo, Dick Warren, has died.
Tasmania Zoo paid tribute to Mr Warren on its Facebook page.
“Dick was a passionate wildlife conservationist who dedicated his life and his love to create a place where he could share and educate the community,” the post said.
“He will be remembered for his comical and open attitude and he's dedication and love for the Tasmanian Devil.”
The post said the zoo family will strive to continue Mr Warren’s legacy.