Wildlife officials predicted this would be a bad summer for bears. Drought conditions early in the spring were good indications this would be a deadly year for the animals, and now it’s known just how bad the year has been.
The students at a middle school in Jefferson County got an unusual lesson in wildlife on Tuesday as the school was locked down because of a bear camped out nearby.
With winter in the high country right around the corner the past month has seen a bevy of bears in the high country.
Bears in search of water and food are targeting homes in the mountains and foothills.
The Forest Service has lifted a ban on tent camping at a popular campground near Aspen.
With an estimated 16,000 bears in Colorado, one of the state’s most celebrated towns sits in the heart of bear habitat.
Colorado wildlife officials and a private wildlife foundation have been working together for years to rehabilitate orphaned bear cubs, and their projected success rate is pretty impressive.
Colorado is coming out of one of its driest winters ever. That’s sending desperate bears into backyards and homes looking for food.
A 270 pound bear wandered into a neighborhood near Federal Heights on Monday morning and spent almost an hour hanging around.
Drought concerns could mean more bears may head into towns and cities in Colorado during the warm months this year, and on Thursday one showed near the University of Colorado campus.
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