Wolves In The West

Official Blog of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

9 Myths about the Gray Wolf You Shouldn't Believe

The gray wolf is one of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Billed as the big, bad wolf long ago, this deep misunderstanding has meant fatal consequences for the gray wolf.
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The Gray Wolf Belongs In Colorado’s Wild

Colorado’s natural balance—and how wolves fit in. Our project, launched nearly six months ago, rests on one primary objective: bringing the gray wolf back to Colorado. Before we explain how we want to reintroduce the gray wolf to Colorado, let’s explore the why. Wolves have been missing from Colorado’s landscape for over half a century, since humans forced them out in the 1940s. Colorado was their historic home but after decades of human activities, like hunting and trapping, they have essentially disappeared from the wild. For years, they roamed the Rockies and kept our balance in check and now... they're missing.
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These 14 photos of beautiful American wildlife remind us why we need to protect them.

By SIMONE SCULLY, originally published on UpWorthy
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