Teacher got animals into the act

Trainers gather to honor Hubert Wells’ birthday


CAT MAN CAN DO—Hubert Wells not only trained lions, leopards, tigers and other animals but he loved them like pets. Here Wells is pictured with his favorite lion, Sudan, an image he chose to use for his book, “Animal Trainers are Nearly Human.”
Friends of the entertainment industry came to Agoura Hills last Saturday to celebrate the 79th birthday of Hubert Wells, a wild animal trainer who taught big cats, birds, reptiles and other critters to perform in movies and television pr...

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