Elk

(credit: Nancy McKendry)

Rare Wildlife Make Winter Appearances

A variety of rare wildlife encounters is making this winter’s scenery even more picturesque and quintessentially Coloradan.

02/27/2015

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Video: Elk 1, Bird Feeders 0

Say you’re a hungry elk, and the food you want is high above your head in, say, a bird feeder.

01/09/2015

The scene Monday morning (credit: Pitkin County Sheriff's Office)

2 Elk Rescued, 1 Dies In Icy Pond Near Aspen

Responders have rescued two elk that fell through the ice of a pond near a Colorado resort town, but a third elk didn’t survive.

01/05/2015

An elk was rescued from the wire fence (credit: John Russell/Steamboat Pilot)

Elk Rescued From Fence In Routt County

An elk was rescued and returned to the wild after it was found caught in a wire fence.

11/04/2014

Sam Carter on Friday (credit: CBS)

Convicted Elk Poaching Former Officer Avoids Jail Time

A former Boulder police officer convicted of killing a treasured bull elk will not spend more time in jail.

08/29/2014

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2 Delta Men Arrested On Federal Gun Charges

Federal prosecutors are pursuing gun charges against two men from Delta — a felon later convicted of poaching and another man who allegedly gave him a rifle to hunt.

08/01/2014

An elk was released back into the wild (credit: Colo. Parks and Wildlife)

Elk Relocated To Wild After Roaming Too Close To School

An elk that had been wandering around the Denver metro area was relocated after getting a little too close to a school.

07/03/2014

Copter4 flew over two elk at 8th and Federal in Denver on Wednesday morning (credit: CBS)

Elk Found Wandering Around In Denver

A pair of elk took a trip to the big city on Wednesday and wildlife officials said they were taking a “wait and see approach.”

07/02/2014

Sam Carter (credit: CBS)

Boulder Elk Killing Case Could Head To Jury On Tuesday

Attorneys will present closing arguments Tuesday in the case of a former Boulder police officer accused of illegally killing an elk.

06/02/2014

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Nature Park Planned For Urban Denver Neighborhood

The uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore’s trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.

06/01/2014

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