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Shame on Naropa University if They Turn Into a Prairie Dog Killing Field

Marc Bekoff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Killing the prairie dogs, or allowing them to be killed, is hardly "radical compassion." Indeed, it's radically dispassionate and utterly sickening. I wonder what Chögyam Trungpa would feel if he knew Naropa turned into a killing field. Let's hope and pray it does not.

Ferret Camp

Robin Walter | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Robin Walter

Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), Photo credit: Randy Matchett When senior U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Randy Matchett invited me t...

Federal Judge: No, Congress Can't Transform Prairie Dogs Into 'Commerce'

Evan Bernick | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Evan Bernick

Anytime a judge tells the federal government that it lacks the power to do something, it's newsworthy. And it happened on Wednesday, in a quirky case involving prairie dogs.

WATCH: Prairie Dog Stuck In Its Hole Gets A Little Help

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

Sometimes you just need a little help. Like when you're a prairie dog, for instance, and you're a little too big to fit out of your hole. And you'r...

EXPLAINED: Why Prairie Dogs Do 'The Wave'

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Prairie dogs foraging near their burrows frequently pop up on their back legs, front paws in the air, and cry "wee-oo," a behavior that spreads throug...

Cuddling Prairie Dogs Remind Us That Sharing A Bed Has Its Downsides

Posted 12.04.2013 | Weddings

If you've ever shared a bed with another person, you know that as nice as it to have someone to cuddle with, it can also interfere with your sleep. Es...

LOOK: Prairie Dogs Cuddle Like Humans And We Can't Even Handle It

Posted 08.30.2013 | Good News

Ready for the most adorable fact in the universe? Prairie dogs always greet one another with a kiss or nuzzle, according to National Geographic. ...

Brad Garrett Eyes Sitcom Comeback

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

Brad Garrett is heading to ABC. According to TVLine, the "Everybody Loves Raymond" star will play husband to Elizabeth Perkins and dad to Sarah Chalke...

Phylicia Rashad Joins NBC Drama

Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

Phylicia Rashad is returning to TV. The "Cosby Show" star has signed on to appear in NBC's "Do No Harm," according to TV Guide. In the show -- a moder...

Reba McEntire: Making A Big TV Comeback?

Posted 02.02.2012 | TV

Reba McEntire is making a comeback. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has ordered "Malibu Country," a sitcom pilot written by and starring t...

Boulder Looks To Pass Resolution Making It Easier To Kill Prairie Dogs

Boulder Daily Camera | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Since 2000, the city of Boulder has made it a goal to humanely trap and relocate prairie dogs whenever the conflict between nature and man reaches an ...

Prairie Dog Day Won't Be a Colorado Holiday Any Time Soon, But We Will Make Dead Marmot Robots

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Dave Burdick

Lost among the very cool news of local director Louie Psihoyos' The Cove nabbing an Oscar nomination for best documentary was the plight of an attempt to create a new holiday: Prairie Dog Day.

10 Cute Animal Couples (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While experts assert that many animal species are not monogamous, there's no denying that some animals just know how to look cute and affectionate as ...

Colorado's Endangered Species (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State and federal agencies are beginning to re-evaluate a number of species in Colorado (and across the nation) to determine if they are threatened or...

Fallen to Pollen

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

Allergies were the realm of those brainy, pale, nose-picking girls in middle school who had to run and get shots every time you turned around.