They’re everywhere. In the grass, under your porch or shed, eating your garden and being chased by your dog. Wascally wabbits are a ubiquitous sight around Cherry Hills and Metro Denver. But what are these bouncy critters that look so cute and cuddly? If you’re in CHV, they’re probably desert cottontails, which are common along […]
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Who else loves hummingbirds? (All of you should be saying “me!”) Like tiny, feathered, emerald jets but with about 1000 times the personality, these adorable little critters are fixtures of summer in Colorado. It’s hard not to enjoy watching them zoom from flower to flower and is even harder not to be in awe of […]
Living along the Front Range means that every spring we experience a small, dusty migration. Those of you who have been here a while know exactly what I’m talking about. Those of you who are newer to the area: meet the miller moth. Miller moth, as it turns out, is a term used to describe […]
Have you encountered a large, yellow and brown snake with a banding pattern on its back in the village? Maybe on the Highline Canal Trail in the sun? If the answer is yes, it was probably a bullsnake. These large, slow-moving scaly reptiles have earned the nickname “farmer’s friend” by eating many species of small […]