Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

Wolves for his Playmates [Article in Philadelphia Public Ledger]


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 wolves. Dr. McCleery claims that wolves make reasonably safe pets but are not ideal for children. When the article was written, Dr. McCleery had 27 wolves in eight pens.



June 5, 1927


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