The latest line of defense against wolves on this Colorado ranch? Guard donkeys

From Colorado Public Radio:

A Colorado rancher has brought in reinforcements to help him protect his livestock from wolves.

Don Gittleson now has seven donkeys at his mountain ranch near Walden, Colo., close to the Wyoming border. On a recent morning, three of the donkeys watched with intense focus as Gittleson entered a cattle pen, their ears snapping forward to track the sound of his steps.

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