Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Mothers and 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 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 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

One of these photos features several wolf pups, and the other photo features Dr. E. H. McCleery with several of the pups. The caption briefly describes how wolves raise their pups and the dangers the pups face from the time they are born.

An excerpt from the caption is quoted below.
Date: February 20, 1962

This article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery’s relationship with his wolves, the diet of his wolves, how his wolf pups are raised, and how his wolves behave towards McCleery’s chickens and ducks. The article also describes the maternal behavior of female wolves and the relative intelligence of…
Date: June 5, 1927

This article reports that five arctic wolf pups were born at the McCleery wolf park on April 3. The mother killed one of the pups but allowed the other four to live. These four pups are expected to survive, and constitute the first litter of white arctic wolves to survive in captivity. Partial text…
Date: May 1, 1931

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Affidavit of Clarence Johnson, who claims that he was one of four men attacked by a female lobo wolf named Timberline as the men tried to secure her pups, and that the men protected themselves with pitchforks.
Date: January 21, 1932

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Affidavit of Elmer Jones, who claims that he was one of four men attacked by a female lobo wolf named Timberline as the men tried to secure her pups, and that the men protected themselves with pitchforks.
Date: January 21, 1932

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Affidavit of Earl Jones, who claims that he was one of four men attacked by a female lobo wolf named Timberline as the men tried to secure her pups, and that the men protected themselves with pitchforks.
Date: January 21, 1932

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