Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Lynch's Animals - Malamute "Kim"

An interview with Susan Williams, whose father Laurence (Pete) Williams was the Deputy Game Protector in the area and brought roadkill deer for Jack Lynch's wolves from 1965 to 1970. She remembers being fascinated with the mountain lion, seeing Marjorie Lynch shortly after she was attacked by the…
Date: July 29, 2014

An interview with Rob Paul who worked for Jack Lynch for two summers in the mid-1960s.
Date: July 13, 2014

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This photograph depicts Jack Lynch with his pet Kim the Malamute - who served as the "wolf" mascot at the Kane High School's sports events - at a football game. Kim was often said to be half wolf or full wolf, but the Kane Republican reported that he was a Malamute dog.

This photograph was taken…
Date: Between 1962 and 1966

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This photograph depicts Jack and Marjorie Lynch's male Malamute dog named Kim in a house, looking out a window.
Date: Probably 1962

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This photograph depicts Jack Lynch and Marjorie Lynch with their male Malamute dog named Kim.
Date: Probably 1962

A memory submitted by Mickey Karns regarding his visits to the wolf park in the 1960s and 1970s, helping feed the wolves with Pup Smith who worked for Jack Lynch, and "Kim" the mascot of the Kane football team.
Date: April 18, 2014

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has sold his wolf pack to Jack and Marjorie Lynch. The Lynches became interested in the wolves a little over a year ago through magazines and first visited the park during a 1960 Thanksgiving vacation trip. Dr. McCleery chose them over many other…
Date: February 5, 1962

This article profiles Jack Lynch, a man in his early 40s, and his work to ensure that the last of the "lobo" or "buffalo" wolves - Canis lupus nubilus - does not become extinct. Zoologists claim that Lynch's wolves are not a separate species, and that "lobo" is simply a colloquial Spanish term for…
Date: January 15, 1966

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