Jay Mallonee is a research biologist with a master's
degree in neurobiology/animal behavior. Through his business of Wolf
& Wildlife Studies, he currently studies the Fishtrap pack in northwest
Montana under the name of Project HOWL, and has done so since January 2001.
Previous studies have included wolves in captivity and a variety of cetaceans
such as gray whales, bottlenose dolphins, harbor porpoise, Dall's porpoise,
and orcas. He also teaches college level science courses with an
emphasis in environmental science. Other courses include anatomy/physiology,
chemistry, ecology, biology, physical science, physiological psychology,
and developmental psychology.
Mallonee with his 16 year old dog Timber.
Mallonee's publications include a study of summering gray
whales published in the Canadian Journal of Zoology; and the documentation
of traumatic stress displayed by a wild wolf placed into captivity.
This study was published in the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science.
Articles about Mallonee have appeared in the Daily Inter Lake, the Missoulian,
the Olympian, the Western News, and the Lakeshore Country Journal. He also has been
featured on KCFW's local news (Montana).