Pueblo Zoo works to keep animals warm during winter

Photo courtesy of the Pueblo Zoo Having a zoo in Southern Colorado means some animals have to adjust to the cold, snowy temperatures during the winter season. In order to make sure the animals have comfortable living arrangements during the bitter Colorado winters, the zookeeper staff cares for the animals in all weather for the entire year. General Curator Ashley Bowen is in charge of the animal care department. She is also responsible for managing the keeper staff. In her position, she manages all animal shipments, oversees their care and...

First taste of winter comes early to Southern Colorado

November snowPhoto by Dustin Cox Pueblo and the rest of Southern Colorado have experienced an extreme weather change over the past few days, and there are predictions of a very cold and snowy winter this year compared to recent years. According to the National Weather Service, the surprising temperature drop in the United States was due to a huge typhoon that hit the western Pacific Ocean the beginning of November. The ferocious storm known as Typhoon Nuri severely affected Japan and the Philippines before impacting the U.S.. The after effects...