Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Wheeler, Mary

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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

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 appears in the sensational tabloid the Weekly World News. It profiles Jack Lynch (57 years old), who owns a 250-acre preserve in Emigrant, MT for his buffalo wolves. The wolves are reported to weigh up to 200 pounds each. Lynch raises cattle to feed them, and spends an additional $552…
Date: March 30, 1982

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This documentary profiles Jack Lynch and Mary Wheeler and their work to breed and preserve the last of the buffalo wolves - Canis lupus nubilus - which were exterminated in the wild by 1931. The ancestors of their wolves came from the eastern part of Montana to the Dakota territory.

The Lynches'…
Date: 1987