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Should you get a pet for the holidays? Find out in this article.

Piper is a graphic novel written by the acclaimed authors, Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg, and it tells the ancient story of the Pied Piper. It follows the story of a deaf girl named Maggie who lives in a rat-infested village, Hameln, in the midst of the German countryside. She is chastised by the townspeople for her disability, and spends her time daydreaming about true love. Meanwhile, she is plagued with fearful memories of her past and deals with her own present pains. Yet one day as she is completing the normal of her life, a stranger walks into the town, whistling an eerie tune. Immediately after his arrival, the town gossips have plagued his character with judgemental rumors and sacrilegious reverence for his dark magical powers. As Maggie’s relationship with this stranger deepens not only does her admiration for him grow, but she also realizes an inner darkness that he hides.

Mile High Labrador Retriever Mission is the place to find your new best friend and to help dogs in need. 

Live furry bunnies and fuzzy chicks are hard to resist. Lots of people like to get them as pets for Easter. But if you take one home, you will need proper things to care for them, experts tell us. Because if you don’t, these animals will be sad their whole lives and could die painful deaths.

Ming is a white bunny with brown ears and nose, who is very lucky to be taken in by the Colorado House Rabbit Society. He is one of the 168 rabbits rescued by Nancy LaRoche, who is the owner of the shelter in Broomfield.

Did you know that Orangutans are the largest tree living mammal? Or that orangutan strength is 7 times greater than a human’s?

Peter is one lucky pig to be rescued by Luvin Arms Farm Animal Sanctuary.

 On September 24,2016 the Denver Zoo opened an exhibit featuring 15 beautiful sculptures of sea life- all constructed from trash found on the Pacific shoreline.

The Denver Zoo recently introduced four new ‘cubs’ to their Predator Ridge exhibit. Born on May 17 2015, the four brothers Kito (meaning jewel), Bahati (meaning lucky), Usiku (meaning night), and Jasiri (meaning adventurous) have caused newfound excitement to sprout within the zoo. “They're kind of like the second generation of Predator Ridge,” Hollie Colahan, Vice President of Animal Care says, “The cats that we opened this exhibit with over ten years ago are gone and now we have this new group.”

A passionate zookeeper is spreading his love for animals across the globe!

Rhinoceroses. The great relative of the elephant. There are 5,055 left in the wild. That is why the Denver Zoo is lucky to have received a new member of the zoo family, Rudy the rhinoceros.

This true story about an American hero will leave you wanting more!

I stood there watching the two companions, Duke and Maverick, playing in the waves. They weren’t good conversationalists. They talked a lot but I couldn’t understand them.

When someone thinks of a service dog they usually picture a police or seeing eye-dog, but one canine that is out of the picture is the loveable and courageous hearing dog. 

The new trend is keeping chickens in your own backyard.

The birth of Ember the Bornean orangutan in October has sparked much excitement for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the many staff members and zoo visitors.

Was it really worth leaving Aunt Lucy and Darkest Peru behind? 

 Waiting for Unicorns written by Beth Hautala is a great book. Though the writing isn’t Harper Lee she paints a unique story that will leave you turning the page.

Come see the new baby fossa pup at the Denver Zoo

Suzannah loves animals.  But there is one problem, she lives in an apartment that doesn't allow pets.

Cavalia Odysseo is a breathtaking performance that is difficult to put into words.


The Denver Zoo is home to four clouded leopards, an endangered species that lives in Southeast Asia. Now the zoo is raising another three of these rare cubs at the Toyota Elephant Passage.