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  • Tags: McCleery's Wolves - Quantity

This article describes how Dr. E. H. McCleery became interested in wolves, beginning with an account of Theodore Roosevelt's speech to the Princeton Gun Club (of which McCleery was president) which inspired him to travel to the Yukon where he encountered his first wild wolf. Since then, the United…
Date: March 1958

This article describes how Dr. E. H. McCleery became interested in wolves and how he began his wolf pack. The article mentions Dr. McCleery's wolf-feeding practices and his highly successful taming program. At almost 90 years old, Dr. McCleery is greatly concerned with the future of his wolves, but…
Date: October 1960

This article reports that three litters of wolf pups have been born at Dr. E. H. McCleery's wolf farm and six more litters are expected. Last year 38 pups were born at the park, though only seven remain. Four pups is the average litter size, and the birthing period lasts from mid-March to mid-April.…
Date: May 6, 1939

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 profiles Jack Lynch (65 years old) and his wife Mary (57 years old) and their work with wolves, of which they currently own 85. Most of them are buffalo wolves, of which Lynch has nurtured three generations over the past 27 years. The Lynches also have nine dogs, nine cats, eight goats,…
Date: June 27, 1988

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 reports that Jack Lynch is opposed to plans for development near his wolf park (which is referred to as the "Pacific Wolf Preserve") because sewage and water lines would mean higher tax levies which Lynch cannot afford. He has tried to get fellow landowners to oppose the plans.…
Date: December 7, 1978

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

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

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