Roy Wells

From the list of elephant persons Family: Wells

Roy Wells
Roy  Wells

Personal details

Spouse(s) Patricia White


Spouse(s) Cindy Wells

Country United States

Locations
Title menagerie superintendent 1994
Location at Kelly Miller Circus in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1988-1988
Location at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Gold Unit) in United States

Title elephant trainer 1981
Location at Carson and Barnes Circus in United States

Title elephant trainer 1980-1981
Location at Gee Gee Engessers elephants in United States

Title animal trainer 1978-1979
Location at Marineland and Game Farm in Canada

Title elephant trainer 1977-1978
Location at Hawthorn Corporation in United States

Title elephant trainer 1974-1977
Location at Jungle Larry's African Safari Land Inc in United States

Title elephant superintendent-1988
Location at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) in United States

Title elephant trainer
Location at Hawthorn Corporation in United States

Biography details

Roy Wells , circus elephant trainer in United States

Born ? in United States dead 2023-09-11 in United States .

Jungle Larrys
Roy  WellsReed and Kiki with trainer Roy Wells, Jungle Larrys Safari Land about 1978.

Larrys original harmony acts were the inspiration for Roy Wells to foster the trust of a lion, chimpanzee, and elephant to work together in Naples.



Roy  WellsGee Gee Engesser's elephants At Parc Safari in Hemmingford Quebec, with trainers Elaine and Roy Wells.

1993: On Hawthorn Corporation, Wells was attacked twice by Asian elephant Billie who were transfered to "retired/hands off" after the second attempt in 1993.


I've been to Puerto Rico twice. I've been to Caracas, Venezuela once. I've been to Hawaii, I've been to Japan twice.

Roy Wells

Roy has probably done more ocean voyages with elephants than I think
any elephant trainer ever.

Cindy Wells



Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). elephant trainer Roy Wells in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=2419. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories elephant trainer | circus | Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Gold Unit) | Wells family | Born ? | Dead 2023 | People from United States

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