Himself - Lion Tamer
Clyde R. Beatty
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Did You Know?
You can never be certain that a lion or a tiger won't hook you if it has the opportunity. Big cats are wild by nature, even if they're born in captivity. They never develop any affection for their trainer, no matter how gentle he may be with them. I want people to see me close - close enough to smell the cats. When I'm in there, I don't know if there are a hundred or a thousand in the audience. ...
He was an avid fisherman who especially loved deep-sea fishing. He had friends on all three American coasts who would take him out before his circus performances.
White pith helmet, white tropical military uniform, gunbelt and boots