Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Veterinary Care

A memory submitted by Dr. Jack Thornton, a retired veterinarian and former owner of Blue Mountain Animal Clinic in Port Angeles, WA regarding his experiences volunteering his veterinary services for Jack Lynch in Gardiner, WA. The initial interview was conducted by Kirsten Canfield over the phone.…
Date: March 4, 2014

This article describes veterinarian Jack Thornton's experience in 1976 working for Jack Lynch, owner of the wolf preserve in Gardiner, WA. Two of Lynch's wolves got into a fight, leaving one of his favorite wolves with a lacerated scrotum. Lynch administered the anesthetic to the wolf and…
Date: June 17, 2009

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 on the deplorable conditions of "Lobo Land," run by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lynch, who purportedly have seven subspecies of wolves at the park including the last of the plains wolf. Dr. Eaton reports that during his visit to Lobo Land on August 17, 1973 he was unattended and observed…
Date: February 1974

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