A baby raccoon may look like it could be a cuddly pet, but there are many reasons why they don’t belong on your couch.  Raccoons are like the other wild animals that inhabit Colorado, they will resort to instincts that help them survive. That means this fuzzy ball of cuteness could one day turn into an unruly house guest. We’ve heard stories where a raccoon raised from infancy got out and attacked a kid in their neighborhood, or bit the family dog. There are reasons why it’s illegal…

Thank you for attending Wild Night on Friday, September 7 this year. It happened earlier than previous years, the weekend after Labor Day. Last year’s Wild Night was a huge success, clearing over $110,000 to help the animals in our care. Please join us for another fun-filled evening at the UCAR Event Center in Boulder from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Additional information about the event can be found on the Wild Night page on our website. Don’t miss the open bar with wine and beer, delicious appetizers, savory…

Everybody’s heard of “Spring Cleaning”. Well, it’s time to create a new trend, “Winter Wildlife Proofing” (though ideally it should start before the first snow). When the leaves begin to change and the days begin to shorten, local wildlife are just starting to look for warm spaces to spend the remainder of the winter months, and create nesting sites for spring babies. Breeding season starts in late January for some wildlife so now is the time to seal up your home, to prevent unwanted furry residents: Check and…