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Bears, deer, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals are dying, picked off at the rate of at least one a day by vehicles, as Colorado contractors widen Interstate 25 south of Denver to six lanes through wetlands and other wildlife habitat.

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Colorado wildlife officials warn residents as bears awake from winter slumber

Colorado wildlife officials are warning residents to take precaution as bears begin to wake up from their winter slumber.

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Broomfield man who killed bull moose fined $20,000, could face hunting and fishing suspension

A Broomfield man who illegally killed and then abandoned a bull moose in Grand County without a valid hunting license will have to pay about $20,000 in fines and could be banned from hunting and fishing for up to five years in 47 states.

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Hunting bans for poachers who killed bear at Aspen landfill

A father and son who pleaded guilty to poaching a bear at a landfill in western Colorado have been banned from hunting and fishing in most of the United States.

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Boulder startup working on creating pet food that doesn’t start with harming animals

A hen from a farm in Lindsborg, Kan., is helping Boulder-based Bond Pet Foods move closer to developing a lab-made protein for pets.

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Man who killed 6 horses and dog in arson case pleads guilty to 11 felonies

A man who mumbled "gonna blow things up" while torching a barn where six horses and a dog were killed has pleaded guilty to 11 felony charges including animal cruelty.

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Dog vs. Cats: Happiness divide among pet owners is stunning

The well-respected survey that's been a barometer of American politics, culture and behavior for more than four decades finally got around to the question that has bedeviled many a household.

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Colorado State University lacked state permit to capture crows for West Nile virus studies

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is asking Colorado State University to release 37 crows that were taken “unlawfully from the wild” in 2018 for a West Nile virus study, saying the school lacked the required state permit needed to capture the birds.

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PHOTOS: Colorado’s best outdoors photography from March

Check out photos of ski joring, Frozen Dead Guy Days, high country snow and lots of skiing all shot in March.

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Brighton animal sanctuary founder sues Adams County sheriff’s deputies over wildfire sparked by shooting range

The founder of Creative Acres animal sanctuary has filed suit against four current or former Adams County sheriff's deputies, alleging they started a fire that spread to her property in March of 2018.

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The newest member of the Vail ski patrol is a 9-week-old Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever named Cowgirl. Oh, and she's adorable.

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Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year.

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Move over Miss Piggy. Zeke has stolen the spotlight - at least in Aurora, Colorado - where his survival story has become bigger than Hogzilla.

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Moose faces eviction after squatting in Breckenridge basement

Breckenridge police answered a home invasion call Friday only to learn that the intruder was an adult moose who found her way into the basement.

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Colorado couple spent their snow day nursing an injured duck they named Anne Waddlesworth

A Children's Hospital Colorado resident and his wife spent their day nursing an injured duck back to health after Wednesday's bomb cyclone sent the bird sailing into a hospital window.

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Deputies find 2 dead horses, 10 emaciated at farm near Colorado Springs

Authorities say they found two dead horses and 10 others that were in "various stages of emaciation" at a property near Colorado Springs.

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Colorado rescuers save moose trapped in window well

Rescuers in Colorado hauled a bull moose to safety after it became trapped in a window well.

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First gentleman Marlon Reis kicks off animal welfare agenda with pet adoption event at Governor’s Mansion

Marlon Reis, Colorado’s first gentleman, surveyed the crowd, a mix of humans and four-legged creatures waiting on his words in the ornate governor’s mansion. “In the last 22 years,” he said, “(the director of the Governor’s Residence) has no memory of there ever being animals in the...

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12 tips for bringing your dog to a hotel with you

While it’s great that so many Colorado destinations are catering to pups these days, there are still a few things to keep in mind while traveling with your fur-children.

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