Former Memphis Zoo CEO Roger Knox dies at 81

By Updated: May 23, 2019 5:19 PM CT | Published: May 23, 2019 1:52 PM CT

Roger T. Knox, who led the Memphis Zoo into prominence as its chief executive officer, has died.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.

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