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Crying Wolf: Apex Predator Makes its Way Back into Colorado

posted Jul 29, 2016, 2:07 PM by chloe owens

5/14/16, by Jim Patterson, Steamboat Today

Crying wolf: Apex predator makes its way back into Colorado

Though the gray wolf is indigenous to Colorado, a wild pack hasn’t been seen here for nearly a century…To date, there has been no reintroduction effort in Colorado, nor will there be in the immediate future…But Jay Fletcher, another local rancher, cited that balance is part of the reason he supports wolf reintroduction in Colorado. “I can’t wait for the wolves to come back,” Fletcher said.  And why?  “Too many elk…