Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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This article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery’s relationship with his wolves, the diet of his wolves, how his wolf pups are raised, and how his wolves behave towards McCleery’s chickens and ducks. The article also describes the maternal behavior of female wolves and the relative intelligence of wolves.…
Date: June 5, 1927

This article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's frustration with trying to find a new location for his wolf park. Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and Asheville, NC are attempting to persuade Dr. McCleery to move his park there, but he would prefer to keep the wolves in Kane. He expresses his indignation at land…
Date: September 12, 1928

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has sold a four-month-old wolf pup to Dr. R. Duque Strada (which may be a misspelling of Estrada) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. McCleery has sold wolves to people in England, northern Canada, and California before, but this is his first sale to South…
Date: September 12, 1928

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has purchased 25 acres of land from the Kane Estate. In the early spring, he will move his wolf pack to this new location along the Roosevelt Highway, midway between Kane and Mt. Jewett, in the hopes of attracting more tourists to help fund the project.…
Date: November 3, 1928

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has completed transportation of his wolves and that the new park on Route 6 is now occupied by the entire pack of 72 wolves. Seventeen wolf pups remain at the stone house at the West Side Park where they are being tamed.

Construction of the park is…
Date: May 11, 1929

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has established another wolf park near Coatesville, PA. This new park was constructed by C. A. Carlson and his son, and the stonework (presumably including the stone arch) was created by Carl Swanseen. Martin T. Carroll will be the manager of the new…
Date: May 3, 1930

This article reports that the famous wolf pack owned by Dr. E. H. McCleery - now containing almost 100 wolves - has been divided. Twenty-five of the wolves have been moved to a park at Gap, PA, near Coatesville. Only adult wolves will be kept at the Gap park because Kane has a better climate for…
Date: May 3, 1930

This article reports that Earl Coulter is erecting signs advertising the new McCleery Wolf Pack near Coatesville, PA. The signs will be put up in Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Western New Jersey. The article describes the signs - one of which depicts Little Red Riding Hood's encounter with the…
Date: May 3, 1930

This article reports that Ansel Nelson (service station owner at East Kane) has been hired to kill some of Dr. McCleery's wolves as part of the pack's maintenance. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: January 10, 1931

This article reports that Dr. McCleery's wolves seem to howl more often in the winter than during other seasons. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: January 13, 1931

This article reports that an article about Dr. McCleery's wolves was published in the current American Magazine issue. It was written by Graydon F. Smart of the Kane Republican and includes photos taken by Nicolas. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: January 23, 1931

In the past month, three sightings of an alleged pack of wolves have been reported. Those reporting the sightings express certainty that these are wolves and not dogs. Dr. McCleery claims that none of his wolves has ever made a permanent escape. This article mentions Dr. McCleery's wolf parks near…
Date: January 27, 1931

The wolf sightings reported three days previous have been confirmed; a 40-pound timber wolf was shot near Albion by Albert Long. It is believed that the wolves crossed into Pennsylvania from Ontario via the ice on Lake Erie in search of food. This article offers an analysis of the situation by Dr.…
Date: January 30, 1931

This article reports that the KDKA radio station quoted the recent American Magazine article about Dr. McCleery and his wolves. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: January 30, 1931

This article reports that Dr. McCleery has acquired a white snow owl. It had been shot but Dr. McCleery amputated the owl's crippled wing and expects it to live an otherwise normal life. Partial text of the article is quoted below.
Date: February 11, 1931

This article reports that since the recent American Magazine article about Dr. McCleery and his wolves, Dr. McCleery has received lots of fan mail, mostly from people interested in purchasing wolf pups. This article quotes a letter written to Dr. McCleery by a little girl from New Jersey. Partial…
Date: February 24, 1931

A retrospective article that describes the events of ten years ago (1921). One such event is the fate of two coyotes sold to Dr. McCleery as timber wolves. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: March 10, 1931

This article reports that the Kinogram Moving Picture company filmed Dr. McCleery's wolves at the Coatesville park, and the film will be released in a few days. Film of Dr. McCleery's wolves was also taken several years ago and was shown in several large U.S. and foreign cities. Partial text of the…
Date: March 13, 1931

This article reports that the wolf park attracts more visitors with the coming of spring. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: March 26, 1931

This article reports that Dr. McCleery (name misspelled as "McCleary") has acquired another owl for his park. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: April 10, 1931