Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Ownership - Jack Lynch

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A memory submitted by John Holland who served on the board of directors at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve (located in Gardiner, WA) and volunteered at the wolf sanctuary between 1977 and 1981. He also purchased three Alaskan wolves (Canis lupus pambasileus) from Jack Lynch which he raised in an…
Date: June 25, 2014

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This photograph depicts the wolf-shaped sign at the entrance to Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA, overlooking Discovery Bay.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts Jack Lynch in the back of his truck with chicken necks to feed the wolves at his buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts John Holland (a member of the board of the Dr. E. H. McCleery Buffalo Wolf Foundation) with the wolf named Idiot Elliot on his back at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts Mary Wheeler holding a wolf pup at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA. The wolf-shaped sign at the entrance of the park is visible in the distance.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts Mary Wheeler with a wolf pup at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA. The wolf-shaped sign at the entrance of the park is visible in the distance.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts the truck at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts a wolf at Jack Lynch's buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: Between 1977 and 1979

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This photograph depicts Jack Lynch being kissed by a wolf at Jack Lynch's "Loboland USA" buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA. A wolf in a neighboring pen can be seen in the distance.
Date: April 5, 1980

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This photograph depicts a wolf at Jack Lynch's "Loboland USA" buffalo wolf preserve, located in Gardiner, WA.
Date: April 5, 1980

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 reports that Bil Gilbert has earned his third Penney-Missouri Magazine Award. Gilbert's most recent article appears in the same issue and profiles Jack Lynch and his work with buffalo wolves. Gilbert greatly admires Lynch, and this article offers an additional anecdote from Gilbert's…
Date: November 5, 1979

This article profiles Jack Lynch (54 years old), the keeper of the last of the lobo wolves, of which he currently owns 72. He has an additional 26 wolves of five other subspecies. Lynch describes the lobo subspecies as Canis lupus nubilus, whose historic range overlapped with Canis lupus irremotus,…
Date: November 5, 1979

This article, written for children, profiles Jack Lynch who cares for a pack of 80 of the last of the lobo (or buffalo) wolves, which are larger than most wolves. Lynch first read about the wolves in 1961 and purchased them from the aging Dr. E. H. McCleery who had saved the original 25 lobo wolves…
Date: April 1980

This article describes the possibility of creating a preserve for Jack Lynch's lobo wolves in their natural habitat, in part due to Lynch's inability to continue funding the wolves. The proposed house bill (1916) - an idea of Rep. Jerry Hughes, a proponent of the wolves - would appropriate $50,000…
Date: March 2, 1980

Letter from Jack Lynch to the editor of the Kane Republican. Lynch has enclosed a newspaper clipping regarding Ed. A. Andrews, a self-proclaimed wolf expert who visited Kane in the spring of 1979, falsely claiming to represent the Dr. E. H. McCleery Lobo Wolf Foundation and making untrue statements…
Date: January 5, 1980

This article reports that Jack Lynch, who claims he can no longer afford to keep the 72 wolves in his care, has asked for state aid. During the 1980 Washington Legislature session, a proposal to appropriate $50,000 for a buffalo wolf preserve in Eastern Washington was included in a supplemental…
Date: March 14, 1980

Letter from Jack Lynch to the editorial staff of the Kane Republican. Lynch recently learned Edward Andrews' visit to Kane earlier this year, during which time he claimed to represent the Dr. E. H. McCleery Lobo Wolf Foundation. Andrews stole slides and tape-recordings from Lynch's home in Gardiner,…
Date: December 28, 1979