Colorado Parks and Wildlife
In a national first, Colorado voters approved Proposition 114, ordering the state wildlife agency to reintroduce the gray wolf within their borders.
The Estes Park homeowner said he's learned not to put deviled eggs in the trash.
The bear hangs around the dispensary so much that employees have nicknamed it "Cheeseburger."
Two siblings were captured and taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center.
The man, who was running alone at Horsetooth Mountain, killed the young lion by choking it.
The creature was dragging the girl away when it heard her mother scream.
His movements were first recorded in Wyoming in 2008. He took off in 2009, heading south for hundreds of miles. He traveled across inhospitable lands looking for a place he might fit in and finally settled in Colorado.
Not only do gray wolves provide widespread ecological benefits in areas where they have be reintroduced, but they also bring substantial benefits to regional economies, and this would likely be the case in Colorado, too.
HB 15-1099 represents dishonest, special-interest legislation typical of what we've come to expect from the radical right-wing aggie pols, who "conservative" hunters persist in helping put in office, ironically, often to their own loss.