Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Injuring McCleery

This is a silent Fox Movietone News reel which depicts Dr. McCleery standing in front of the wolf park entrance and then walking in the fenced-in runway between the wolf pens as the wolves fight through the wire of the pens. Visitors to the wolf park can be seen outside of the pens.

This film is…
Date: Early 1930s

This photograph depicts Dr. E. H. McCleery in the Kane Summit Hospital after being injured by one of his wolves. The back of the photograph attributes it to the Kane Republican. This photograph was featured in the Kane Republican's (Kane, PA) Special "Dr. McCleery - Wolves" Edition on February 20,…
Date: Probably between 1921 and 1949

This article describes Dr. McCleery's pack of the last of the lobo wolves, of which he usually maintains about 60. An anecdote is given of Dr. McCleery's interaction with wolves about 30 years previous. He was traveling the West and observed a pair of wolf pups devour animal bones without…
Date: August 1939

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 article describes how Dr. E. H. McCleery became interested in wolves, beginning with an account of Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the Princeton Gun Club (of which McCleery was president) which inspired him to travel to the Yukon where he encountered his first wild wolf. Since then, the United…
Date: March 1958

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