There are some new stripes wandering around the Denver Zoo.
Some angry southern Colorado residents are accusing state wildlife officials of killing the wrong bear after a goat was mauled. The bear they got was a sow, leaving its cubs orphaned.
Belinda Ellis’ farewell went as she wanted. One by one, her family placed juniper boughs and logs about her body, covered in red cloth atop a rectangular steel grate inside a brick-lined hearth. With a torch, her husband lit the fire that consumed her, sending billows of smoke into the blue-gray sky of dawn.