Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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This article reports that Jack and Margie Lynch care for more than 100 wolves on a 40-acre preserve on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. They keep lobo wolves and six other subspecies, and their goals are to save the lobo wolf from extinction, research the wolves, and educate the public about them.…
Date: August 21, 1975

This article reports that Jack Lynch is opposed to plans for development near his wolf park (which is referred to as the "Pacific Wolf Preserve") because sewage and water lines would mean higher tax levies which Lynch cannot afford. He has tried to get fellow landowners to oppose the plans.…
Date: December 7, 1978

This article describes Jack Lynch, his partner Mary Wheeler, and their work with wolves. At the time of writing, Lynch had 125 wolves representing six subspecies (72 of which are buffalo wolves). It reports that the buffalo wolves can reach up to 200 pounds and seven feet in length. Lynch has…
Date: December 13, 1979

This article reports that Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lynch run a 40-acre wolf preserve on Washington's Olympic Peninsula where lobo wolves are kept in 40-by-80-foot pens in the woods. The history of the lobo wolf and the park are described, as is the move to Washington, during which 20 wolves were flown to…
Date: June 24, 1972

This article reports that Jack Lynch (54 years old) started an "Adopt-a-Wolf" program to help fund care of his wolves. For $20, an adopter will get their name on a plaque on a wolf pen, receive unlimited visiting privileges, a color photo of their adopted wolf, and a brochure. Since starting the…
Date: January 11, 1978

This article reports that Jack Lynch (age 57) and Mary Wheeler (age 52) are moving the wolves in their care to a 160-acre lot which they have recently purchased in the Gallatin Range, Montana. One of Lynch's reasons for the move is that Montana is the wolves' natural range and they will lose…
Date: October 19, 1980

This article quotes Joseph Gonda, chairman of the Tourism Committee of the Kane Chamber of Commerce, as he describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's lobo wolves as a most important tourism attraction in the Kane area, and his happiness that the Lynches will keep the wolves in the area. Questions about the…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article showcases photos of Dr. E. H. McCleery and his wolves. Dr. McCleery expresses his feeling of accomplishment in saving the lobo wolves from extinction, as the government has saved the bison, and credits the wolves for all the honors he has received over the years. He is happy to have…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes Miss Rose Carroll's job as secretary to Dr. E. H. McCleery and his wolf park, where she has worked for almost 30 years. Carroll feels confident that the wolves are in good hands with the Lynches, whose youth and enthusiasm will benefit the park. Other potential buyers wanted…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article is a reprint of the February 15, 1946 story that one of Dr. E. H. McCleery's three mountain lions escaped from the park. The lion encountered a local six-year-old boy, Claude Mollander Jr., and his pet dog who were playing in their yard. The dog attacked the lion and died in the…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes the controversy over the identity of a pack of animals first seen in 1937. Two were captured by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and sent to the Harrisburg Zoo where they were classified as coyotes. Dr. E. H. McCleery identified the one he inspected (which weighed 40 pounds)…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes an experience of Dr. Charles E. Cleland who came to the Kane area in 1933 with his wife Dr. Elizabeth Cleland to serve as medical officer to the Civilian Conservation Corps. While purchasing medical supplies at the Temple Pharmacy he was introduced to Dr. E. H. McCleery, who…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes the lobo wolf, the war against it by the United States and Canada, its former range, the origin of its name, quotes Stanley P. Young's book, etc. My copy of this article is cut off, so I will finish the description when I view the item again.
Date: February 20, 1962

This article reports that Jack and Marjorie Lynch, the young and enthusiastic new owners of the wolf park, plan to keep the wolves at their present location and will continue using the "McCleery Wolf Farm" name. They believe the wolves would have done well as an attraction back in Wisconsin, and…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article reports on the great honor of Governor David Lawrence's message commending community efforts for industry and tourism involving Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolves. The McCleery wolf pack was not initially intended to become a tourist attraction, but Dr. McCleery began charging admission to…
Date: February 20, 1962

An introduction to the special edition of the Kane Republican which honors Dr. E. H. McCleery's work with wolves. Dr. McCleery's wolf pack became famous, attracted many notable people to the area, and boosted the reputation of Kane, PA. The article provides information about wolves, Dr. McCleery's…
Date: February 20, 1962

This article reports that Jack Lynch has moved the wolf park from Gardiner, WA to Livingston, MT. Lynch stopped soliciting visitors to "Loboland" a couple of years ago, having never gotten many in the first place, and that an "adopt a wolf" program was started to help fund the wolves. The Gardiner…
Date: September 10, 1981

This article describes the possibility of creating a preserve for Jack Lynch's lobo wolves in their natural habitat, in part due to Lynch's inability to continue funding the wolves. The proposed house bill (1916) - an idea of Rep. Jerry Hughes, a proponent of the wolves - would appropriate $50,000…
Date: March 2, 1980

This article reports that the Colorado Division of Wildlife has denied Ed Andrews, the president of the Wolf Country Foundation in Boulder, CO, a permit to bring 200 of Alaska's 12,000 wolves to Colorado to spare them from a planned hunt. A Colorado wildlife officer stated that anyone (except a zoo)…
Date: December 7, 1979

This article reports that Jack Lynch, who claims he can no longer afford to keep the 72 wolves in his care, has asked for state aid. During the 1980 Washington Legislature session, a proposal to appropriate $50,000 for a buffalo wolf preserve in Eastern Washington was included in a supplemental…
Date: March 14, 1980