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Officials Welcome Return Of Wolves To Northwest Colorado

Jan 24, 2020

Credit Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado wildlife officials have found evidence of at least six wolves in the state's northwest region, a second indication of a return by the animals after a long absence. Democratic Gov. Jared Polis issued a statement Wednesday confirming the Colorado Parks and Wildlife discovery and asking residents to make room for the wolves.

State wildlife officers found a cow carcass Sunday. Officials say there was evidence of wolves in the same area two weeks ago.

A question regarding whether to reintroduce endangered gray wolves on public land by the end of 2023 will appear on the November ballot.