Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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This chronological review of 1932 events in Kane includes a blurb recounting a January 21, 1932 article about an operation performed on Dr. McCleery's left hand by Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane following a wolf bite. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: January 2, 1933

This article reports that at Belle Isle Zoo in Detroit, a hyena chewed off a timber wolf's leg when the wolf's foot got caught in the wire separating the two species' cages. This behavior is attributed to the two species being "traditional enemies." The director of the zoo, John Ireland, shot the…
Date: January 14, 1933

This article describes the goings-on of the Kane Study club. At the most recent Saturday afternoon meeting, Mrs. E. H. McCleery reviewed the book "Columbus Came Late" by Gregory Mason.
Date: January 23, 1933

This article describes three fires breaking out within 24 hours, one of which occurred in the tea room at Dr. McCleery's wolf park causing $200 worth of damage. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: February 9, 1933

This article describes how, after the fire at Dr. McCleery's wolf park, Fire Chief Black Jack Valentour towed the car of one of his firefighters. Later that night he had to have his own car towed as well. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: February 9, 1933

This article describes how William Van Guilder of Grand Valley, PA, upon hearing a report of a huge wild dog in the woods, killed two adult wild dogs (a female and a male) and their ten puppies. The article compares these dogs to wolves, noting their nearly two-inch-long claws. Partial text of the…
Date: February 15, 1933

A retrospective article that describes the events of nine years ago (1924). One such event is the filming of the McCleery wolf pack by the Fox Film corporation. Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: March 2, 1933

A retrospective article that describes the events of eleven years ago (1922). One such event is the escape of three of Dr. McCleery's wolf pups whose playful antics drew a crowd at Evergreen Park. Reports later described the escape of three vicious child-eating wolves. Partial text of the article…
Date: March 3, 1933

This article reports that commercial rights to a wolf painting by wildlife artist Paul Bransom have been secured by Joseph R. Rollins, advertising manager of The Atlantic Refining Company. The advertisement will soon be displayed on billboards in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. The…
Date: December 4, 1933

This article reports that the 130-pound lobo wolf "Bounding Elk" broke through two layers of wire fencing separating his pen from that of two timber wolves (weighing 85 and 75 pounds) and proceeded to kill both wolves. At the time of writing, there were 27 lobo and white arctic wolves in addition to…
Date: January 31, 1934

This article continues the debate between Dr. McCleery and James Curran regarding the ferocity of wolves or lack thereof. A comparison of the size, weight, and ferocity of the various subspecies of wolves (including lobo wolves, Canadian wolves, and Alaskan wolves) is provided. At the time of…
Date: February 7, 1934

A retrospective article that recalls the fire at the Wolf Park one year ago (1933). Partial text of the article (everything relevant to Dr. McCleery) is quoted below.
Date: February 9, 1934

This article reports that a group of fishermen visited the McCleery wolf park; one of the men, afraid of wolves, remained by the gate. After Dr. McCleery had shown the other three men around the park, he returned to the gate to find the fourth man perched in a tree. Suspicious, Dr. McCleery inquired…
Date: May 4, 1934

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