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Michael Crowther (born 1952) is an American zoo director. He was appointed president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Zoo in 2002. He was previously president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey State Aquarium. Crowther is known as creator of the Indianapolis Prize, an award for animal conservation.

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Crowther was born in 1952 at Bedford, England. He was educated at Bedford Modern School.

Crowther emigrated to Pennsylvania with his family as a teenager. He was appointed president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Zoo in 2002. He was previously president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey State Aquarium., an award for animal conservation.

Crowther serves on the boards of the International Species Information System, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, and The National Elephant Center.

Crowther and his wife, Eileen (Sweeney) Crowther, have two daughters, Megan and Erin as well as a cousin Claire

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