Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Sale to Lynch

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has sold his wolf pack to Jack and Marjorie Lynch. The Lynches became interested in the wolves a little over a year ago through magazines and first visited the park during a 1960 Thanksgiving vacation trip. Dr. McCleery chose them over many other…
Date: February 5, 1962

In this obituary, the Kane Republican reports on the death of Dr. E. H. McCleery at 5pm on May 23, 1962. The article describes his achievements - namely his profession as a physician and his success in preserving the last of the lobo wolves. It describes his education, profession, honors he has…
Date: May 24, 1962

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 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 describes Jack Lynch, his partner Mary Wheeler, and their work with wolves. At the time of writing, Lynch had 125 wolves representing six subspecies (72 of which are buffalo wolves). It reports that the buffalo wolves can reach up to 200 pounds and seven feet in length. Lynch has…
Date: December 13, 1979