Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's where the National Wildlife Property Repository comes in.
Wildlife and Animals
Three decades ago black-footed ferrets were almost extinct. Now, a captive breeding program in Northern Colorado is showing promise.
For people who've lost everything in a flood, escaping with their pets is a big deal, says Jim Boller with the animal rescue organization Code 3 Associates in Longmont.
While founder Pat Craig hopes to expand, he also wants to be out of business one day — part of a world where there are no more lions, tigers and bears that need to be saved.
Wildlife collisions are up by 50 percent in Colorado, but on one stretch of highway they've dropped by almost 90 percent after a CDOT project built animal bridges and tunnels.
A host of new laws take effect August 9, including legal immunity for pet rescuers so long as they follow the rules.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the new strategy for the ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range.
Wild horses number more than 72,000 in the west and government officials say the public lands can't support them. CSU researchers hope to keep the wild horse population in check by improving fertility control methods.
Police dogs alone can’t justify a vehicle search, thanks to recent court decisions. So what does that mean for canine cops?
Biologists believe these trout were here before settlers stocked the state’s rivers with Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout in the late 1800’s.