Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Carrying Pistol

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

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 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 reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery will now carry a pistol while working with his wolves due to the wolf Old Idaho's animosity towards him. Previously, Dr. McCleery fended off attacks by surprising the wolf with a shiny bucket, until carrying a pistol was suggested to him by the famous…
Date: November 28, 1931

thelonekiller-watermarked.pdf
This book by Dr. E. H. McCleery describes the different subspecies of wolves, the psychology of his wolves, and provides anecdotes of the pack. It completely covers the time at the Kane wolf park, and a short amount of time at the Route 6 wolf park. The poem on the last page was written by the Kane…
Date: 1929