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Articles in "Animals"

This article shows what the Denver Zoo and Rocky Mountain Wild is doing to make the public more aware about Pika in and around Colorado. Pika are becoming less and less prominent and these programs are trying to figure out why?

Help the animals get the chance the chance that they deserve

When you go to the zoo, what is the animal that you love to visit the most? Lion, alligator, flamingo, what about an Okapi? I bet you’ve never heard of that one before!

“Zookeepers don’t just take care of the animals at our zoo . . . they actually have a bigger mission to work for the better of all the wild animals,” says Dave Johnson, who is both a zookeeper and children’s author.

It's always a tradition to include animals at Colorado's annual National Western Stock Show.

Not only are the llamas fascinating animals, Larry Lewellyn and his llamas have an interesting story!

Bees are probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think agriculture. However, bees just happen to be a huge part of agriculture. Just ask Janna Butler. She can tell you all about them.

While the Broncos beat the New England Patriots on Sunday to advance to the NFL Super Bowl, livestock at the National Western Stock Show were getting ready to advance closer to their own Lombardi Trophy.

She’s three years old, 400 pounds, and a mother to eight. She’s a pig of course.

The National Western Stock Show has many interesting exhibits, vendors, crafts, foods, and sights to offer its visitors.

At the Stock Show, many people tend their animals and prepare them for competition. But among those people are kids who are showing and helping out their families in the Stock Show.

Bruce Bartow volunteer of the Colorado Trappers shows how trappers like him do their jobs!

Twins Chen Chen and Molley May are alpacas at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

The Denver Zoo has a new addition, an adorable pair of two-year old maned wolves!

Hippotherapy isn't about hippos at all, but is therapy using the movement of a horse.  The name can be quite confusing!

 A little article about adopting a new cat or cats.

Gary Michael is an amazing artist and author and was a pleasure to interview!

Marianne McKiernan is a busy 7News reporter whose job is dedicated to helping people, but she doesn’t go to work alone- she goes with her dog, Jeb!

Have you ever gone bird watching? If you think you need to travel to distant places to see interesting birds, you are not quite right. Many birds fly through your backyard every day.

For years, wolves have been portrayed as vicious animals, and they were even hunted out of Colorado because of it, but I learned about their true good nature at the W.O.L.F. Sanctuary.

Llamas, Alpacas, it all sounds the same to me. But what really is the difference between the two? Find out for yourself in this exciting adventure that takes to the busy pens of the National Western Stock Show!

Upon entering the Western Stock Show, the first thing you see are enormous animals with people paying to get photographed with the animals.

The Stock Show is full of surprises!