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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Quantity

This article continues the debate between Dr. McCleery and James Curran regarding the ferocity of wolves or lack thereof. A comparison of the size, weight, and ferocity of the various subspecies of wolves (including lobo wolves, Canadian wolves, and Alaskan wolves) is provided. At the time of…
Date: February 7, 1934

This article reports that the 130-pound lobo wolf "Bounding Elk" broke through two layers of wire fencing separating his pen from that of two timber wolves (weighing 85 and 75 pounds) and proceeded to kill both wolves. At the time of writing, there were 27 lobo and white arctic wolves in addition to…
Date: January 31, 1934

This article, which appears in the "Interesting Pictures of Interesting People" section, profiles Dr. E. H. McCleery and describes his hobby of keeping a wolf pack. At the age of 12 he wanted a wolf, but his father objected. Later in 1921, after becoming a leading physician in Kane, he obtained his…
Date: February 1931

In the past month, three sightings of an alleged pack of wolves have been reported. Those reporting the sightings express certainty that these are wolves and not dogs. Dr. McCleery claims that none of his wolves has ever made a permanent escape. This article mentions Dr. McCleery's wolf parks near…
Date: January 27, 1931

This article reports that the famous wolf pack owned by Dr. E. H. McCleery - now containing almost 100 wolves - has been divided. Twenty-five of the wolves have been moved to a park at Gap, PA, near Coatesville. Only adult wolves will be kept at the Gap park because Kane has a better climate for…
Date: May 3, 1930

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has established another wolf park near Coatesville, PA. This new park was constructed by C. A. Carlson and his son, and the stonework (presumably including the stone arch) was created by Carl Swanseen. Martin T. Carroll will be the manager of the new…
Date: May 3, 1930

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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

This article reports that Dr. E. H. McCleery has purchased 25 acres of land from the Kane Estate. In the early spring, he will move his wolf pack to this new location along the Roosevelt Highway, midway between Kane and Mt. Jewett, in the hopes of attracting more tourists to help fund the project.…
Date: November 3, 1928

This article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's frustration with trying to find a new location for his wolf park. Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and Asheville, NC are attempting to persuade Dr. McCleery to move his park there, but he would prefer to keep the wolves in Kane. He expresses his indignation at land…
Date: September 12, 1928

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.…
Date: June 5, 1927