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Wild Wildlife Stories

I can’t even imagine how these home owners felt.  My heart surely would have skipped a beat, or two. A story came out in The Daily Camera, Boulder’s newspaper, last week about a couple who came home  to find a mountain lion in their living room.  Apparently, the wild cat…

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A Weasely Weasel

A blur of fur caught my eye in the forest.  Just as I looked over, something tawny scooted behind a tree and perched on a log.  I walked softly ahead, hoping to catch a glimpse of whatever it was.  It couldn’t be very big — a moose, deer, or elk…

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Being Bear Aware

The hot topic on NextDoor had a single subject line — “Bear.” Living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado means living with wildlife.  Perhaps no single animal symbolizes the wild in wilderness more than bears.  Only black bears call Colorado home, as Grizzly Bears were hunted to extinction early in…

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Don’t Feed the Squirrels

A Strange Interaction As I came back from my lunch, I took my familiar position staffing the information desk.  Five minutes later, a family walked in — mom, dad, a younger daughter and son.  They looked to the be the typical midwestern family visiting Rocky Mountain National Park for the…

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