A wolf stands inside its enclosure at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (CWWC) in Divide, Colorado on March 28, 2023. - CWWCs 35 acre property is home to 18 wolves, and offers daily tours. In 2020, Colorado voters passed Proposition 114, which required Colorado Parks and Wildlife to reintroduce gray wolves to designated lands on the western side of the Continental Divide no later than December 31, 2023. Wolves that have wandered into Colorado from the neighboring state of Wyoming have put ranchers on edge that their livestock may become prey, as well as presented challenges to the outcome of the reintroduction program. (Photo by Jason Connolly / AFP) (Photo by JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images)
In Colorado, ranchers aren't allowed to kill this apex predator. Here's why
Packs of gray wolves are once again roaming the Colorado Rockies after the state approved the first-ever voter mandated reintroduction of wolves. While urban voters and environmental advocates applaud the move, some ranchers are worried about the apex predator's potential impact on livestock and livelihoods. CNN's Lucy Kafanov reports.
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A wolf stands inside its enclosure at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (CWWC) in Divide, Colorado on March 28, 2023. - CWWCs 35 acre property is home to 18 wolves, and offers daily tours. In 2020, Colorado voters passed Proposition 114, which required Colorado Parks and Wildlife to reintroduce gray wolves to designated lands on the western side of the Continental Divide no later than December 31, 2023. Wolves that have wandered into Colorado from the neighboring state of Wyoming have put ranchers on edge that their livestock may become prey, as well as presented challenges to the outcome of the reintroduction program. (Photo by Jason Connolly / AFP) (Photo by JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images)
In Colorado, ranchers aren't allowed to kill this apex predator. Here's why
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