Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

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Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

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Stephen Souva, administrative assistant with Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Durango, holds the pelt of a gray fox that was taken last week from the Durango Wildlife Museum. The pelt was recovered in the museum’s parking lot. Thieves broke into the museum last week and stole numerous animal pelts.

Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

Stephen Souva, administrative assistant with Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Durango, holds the pelt of a gray fox that was taken last week from the Durango Wildlife Museum. The pelt was recovered in the museum’s parking lot. Thieves broke into the museum last week and stole numerous animal pelts.

Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

More than a dozen animal pelts were stolen last week from the Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum. Colorado Parks and Wildlife operates the museum and uses pelts for educational purposes.

Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

Stephen Souva, administrative assistant with Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Durango, holds a mountain goat pelt Monday at the Durango Wildlife Museum. The pelt was taken from the museum last week but was later found on the Animas River Trail near Junction Creek.
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