Jim Fowler, naturalist who brought animals to TV on ‘Wild Kingdom,’ dies at 89

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Jim Fowler, the towering wildlife enthusiast who brought pumas, anacondas and birds of prey to prime-time television in the long-running “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,’ has died at his home in Connecticut. He was 89.

Fowler dangled from helicopters, swam side by side with sharks and squirmed…