Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Injuring Humans

This article showcases photos of Dr. E. H. McCleery and his wolves. Dr. McCleery expresses his feeling of accomplishment in saving the lobo wolves from extinction, as the government has saved the bison, and credits the wolves for all the honors he has received over the years. He is happy to have…
Date: February 20, 1962

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

Affidavit of Mrs. Mabel Kidd, who claims that, upon putting her hand through the fence that confined Dr. McCleery’s wolves, a male wolf severely bit her arm. Kidd claims that the wolf did not let go until Dr. McCleery pried his jaws apart.
Date: February 20, 1932

Affidavit of Dr. E. H. McCleery, who claims he has been attacked multiple times by lobo wolves throughout the eleven years he has been training them, and that his left hand is currently in splints from a wolf bite.
Date: January 21, 1932

Affidavit of Robert Jones, who claims he witnessed a male lobo wolf named Achilles attacking Dr. McCleery, and that Achilles lacerated Jones’s hand. Jones also claims that on another occasion, he witnessed a lobo and a white arctic wolf attacking Dr. McCleery who struck them with a two by four to…
Date: January 21, 1932

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