Dr. McCleery Lobo Wolves Digital Archive

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  • Tags: Mountain Lion Escape

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This photograph depicts a dead mountain lion from Dr. McCleery's lobo wolf park, located along Route 6 five miles east of Kane, PA. The mountain lion escaped from the park in February 1946 and killed Claude Mollander Jr.'s dog. The mountain lion was subsequently shot by Sergeant Charles E.…
Date: February 18, 1946

This humorous article describes Dr. E. H. McCleery's hobby of raising a pack of lobo wolves, the history of the wolf pack (Dr. McCleery first became interested in wolves on a big game hunt before 1900 with the late J. P. Morgan), the psychology of the wolves, the culling of the wolf pack (Dr.…
Date: February/March 1950

This article is a reprint of the February 15, 1946 story that one of Dr. E. H. McCleery's three mountain lions escaped from the park. The lion encountered a local six-year-old boy, Claude Mollander Jr., and his pet dog who were playing in their yard. The dog attacked the lion and died in the…
Date: February 20, 1962

This is a dramatic retelling of the story of a puma that escaped from Dr. McCleery's wolf farm and happened upon the four-year-old Claude Mollander Jr. and his mongrel dog. The mongrel dog fought the puma as Mollander Jr. fled to safety. The dog was killed by the puma and the puma was killed by a…
Date: February 25, 1950