Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Taking Pups

Carolyn-Hedlund-The Wolf- A Man's Hobby by Volney F. Dunbar.pdf
This book by Volney F. Dunbar, who was an employee at Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolf farm, answers questions from visitors and was written with permission from Dr. McCleery.

The book addresses the care of the wolves, their history, their habits, details of how the park is run, and provides anecdotes…
Date: 1932

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 reports that three litters of wolf pups have been born at Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolf farm and six more litters are expected. Last year 38 pups were born at the park, though only seven remain. Four pups is the average litter size, and the birthing period lasts from mid-March to mid-April.…
Date: May 6, 1939

This humorous article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's hobby of raising a pack of lobo wolves, the history of the wolf pack (Dr. McCleery first became interested in wolves on a big game hunt before 1900 with the late J. P. Morgan), the psychology of the wolves, the culling of the wolf pack (Dr.…
Date: February/March 1950

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 describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's intended response to James Curran's challenge that if anyone can prove that a wolf ever attacked a human, Curran would give them $100 (roughly $1,500 in 2013). Dr. McCleery read about the challenge in the November 19, 1931 issue of the New York Sun and…
Date: November 25, 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