Earl Wells

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: retired director of the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Children's Zoo who in his 30 years as director took the zoo from a petting zoo to one of the most highly-respected children's zoos in the United States and who served as a consultant to the development of several other zoos.

 

 

Cause of Death: European yellow jacket stings

 

Born: April 15, 1929

 

Died: September 21, 2004

 

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana