David Simons is the creator of the Zoonauts animated series and was inspired by the Animal Behaviorist Frank Buck. Simons served in the Merchant Marines and later as a medic in the US Army. He later built a successful career the real estate. He was partners in the music production industry with Cathy Lynn, a successful composer. Simons developed a promotion with Patty Cake who was a gorilla that lived in the Central Park Zoo that became the inspiration for the Zoonauts series. Simons has been a life-long resident of Manhattan, New York and has one son, Cody.
Zoonauts was the original concept of David Simons and written by Richard Mueller. Mueller is also author of Jernigan’s Egg, Time Machine 24, and Ghostbusters: The Supernatural Spectacular. He has written scripts for Dogfights, Legend of the Dragon, Matrimony con hijos, Kong the Animated Series, Stargate: Infinity, Milo’s Great Adventure, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Robocop: Alpha Commando, Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths and Legends, Ghostbusters, Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys, Wing Commander Academy, Hypernauts, X-Men, Exosquad, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Conan: The Adventurer, Land of the Lost, Batman: The Animated Series, Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire, The Real Ghostbusters, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Tiny Toon Adventures, Married with Children, Police Academy: The Series, C.O.P.S., Starcom: The U.S. Space Force, Dinosaucers, Spiral Zone, Adventures of the Gummi Bears. He lives in Los Angeles.