Category Archives: Animals

Photos Reveal The Secret Lives Of Owls

Photographer Paul Bannick of Seattle says “you don’t find owls – they find you.” He’s often called the owl whisperer and his latest book is “Owl: A Year In The Lives Of North American Owls.” It’s filled with striking images of the elusive birds … Continue reading

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Rodeo Community Mourns Death Of Legendary Announcer

An iconic voice in the rodeo community went silent when legendary announcer Hadley Barrett of Kersey died suddenly in early March. After more than 60 years behind the microphone, he was a familiar voice at rodeos around the country. Many other … Continue reading

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FDA Tightens Rules On Antibiotics In Livestock Feed

Feedlots, ranchers and even 4-H kids sometimes give their animals feed and water laced with antibiotics. This practice is known to help promote growth, as well as prevent disease. But there’s growing concern about the increase in antibiotic-resistant germs. So … Continue reading

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How To Protect Elephants? A Coloradan’s Tools Include Beehives

Colorado zookeeper Dave Johnson helps Nepalis use beehives to keep marauding elephants from decimating rice paddies. It’s one way he’s working to protect elephants, rhinos and other endangered species around the world and it’s critical because the numbers of these … Continue reading

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Horned Beavers? Whales With Legs? This Denver Exhibit Has ‘Extreme’ Animals Covered

Did you know central Colorado was once home to horned beavers? Can you imagine an elk with antlers spanning seven feet? The Denver Museum of Nature &  Science has a new exhibit called Extreme Mammalsfeaturing fossils and reconstructions of these bizarre creatures … Continue reading

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Colorado Is Home To Patron Saint Of Pandas

In the 1970s, the world’s Giant Panda population hit a low of about 1,000. Today, there are fewer than 2,500. Yet they were recently taken off the endangered species list and are now considered vulnerable. The director of Pandas International, Suzanne Braden … Continue reading

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Your Dog Could Be The Key To Curing Cancer

Our canine pals can get many of the same kinds of cancer that people do. Often they often respond well to human cancer treatments, so pet dogs with naturally occurring cancer can join clinical trials of new treatments that may … Continue reading

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Photos From the 2015 Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair kicked off Friday, with a full slate of livestock competitions, concerts, rides, food and people watching. More photos at cpr.org

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Swimming in the Mountains

Just posted this photo to my online gallery .

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Poop-Sniffing Pup Predicts Polar Bear Pregnancy

The Denver Zoo wants to know if one of its polar bears, Cranbeary, is pregnant. So, a sample of her poop was sent to Cincinnati. There a beagle named Elvis gave it a whiff. Strange as it seems, this may … Continue reading

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