Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Wolf Subspecies - Arctic Wolves

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This card advertises Dr. E. H. McCleery's secondary wolf park between Coatesville and Gap, Pennsylvania, along the Lincoln Highway. The front of the card states that the pack contains 25 giant wolves and has been shown in all parts of the world by picture news reels, and the back of the card…
Date: 1930

This article reports that Jack Lynch (54 years old) started an "Adopt-a-Wolf" program to help fund care of his wolves. For $20, an adopter will get their name on a plaque on a wolf pen, receive unlimited visiting privileges, a color photo of their adopted wolf, and a brochure. Since starting the…
Date: January 11, 1978

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

The wolf sightings reported three days previous have been confirmed; a 40-pound timber wolf was shot near Albion by Albert Long. It is believed that the wolves crossed into Pennsylvania from Ontario via the ice on Lake Erie in search of food. This article offers an analysis of the situation by Dr.…
Date: January 30, 1931

This excerpt describes two visits by the authors to Dr. McCleery's wolf park, probably in the 1940s.
Date: 1950

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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