Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Jack and Marjorie - Separation

This article profiles Jack Lynch (54 years old), the keeper of the last of the lobo wolves, of which he currently owns 72. He has an additional 26 wolves of five other subspecies. Lynch describes the lobo subspecies as Canis lupus nubilus, whose historic range overlapped with Canis lupus irremotus,…
Date: November 5, 1979

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 appears in the sensational tabloid the Weekly World News. It profiles Jack Lynch (57 years old), who owns a 250-acre preserve in Emigrant, MT for his buffalo wolves. The wolves are reported to weigh up to 200 pounds each. Lynch raises cattle to feed them, and spends an additional $552…
Date: March 30, 1982

Letter from Marjorie "Margie" Lynch to the Kane Republican and the people of Kane, written on stationary from Port Angeles Motor Inn. Marjorie implores the Kane people to do all they can to bring the wolves back to Kane and expresses sorrow for moving them to Gardiner, saying she knows Jack is sorry…
Date: March 5, 1980