To report injured or problem wildlife, contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Cordillera is prime bear habitat for black bears. Property owners should not be surprised to find bears roaming the woods near their homes. Preventing problems with bears is a community effort.
Coyotes are native to the western United States and Canada and are commonly seen in Cordillera. Coyotes are very territorial and may chase or kill other canines, including domestic dogs and fox.
Moose are magnificent creatures and are exciting to see, but they can be very dangerous if you or your dog get too close.
Every summer, numerous mountain lion sightings are reported in Cordillera. As campers, hikers, and wildlife enthusiasts head into the wild property owners are reminded that this is lion country. Lions are at the top of the food chain and are deserving of the attention they receive.