Creators 


​​David Simons


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. 























​​Richard Mueller


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.