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Wolf Hearings

This screenshot shows rancher Don Gittleson speaking to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission.

After more than a year of dealing with the threat of wolves killing his livestock, Walden-area farmer Don Gittleson has gained some hard-won perspective on where to turn for insights into wolf behavior and how to protect his livestock from them.

During that time, he found, among other things, that while people had told him that it was a wolf that decided when a pack would attack, that was not what he saw happen. Instead, he was a man with collars involved in every attack.

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