A Colorado rancher thought about illegally shooting wolves after one killed his calf. Here’s why he didn’t.

From CPR.org:

Don Gittleson had a bad feeling when he saw crows and magpies circling one of his pastures.

The rancher had watched wolves multiply around his property near Walden, Colo. for months. A single black-furred wolf soon gained a mate. Gov. Jared Polis, a known wolf enthusiast, celebrated by dubbing the couple “John and Jane wolf.”

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