By Wayne Wheelwright
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6 million visitors annually. The zoo covers 80 acres and was founded in 1896 when an orphaned black bear cub was given to the Denver mayor as a gift. The zoo has grown enormously from that time and now contains over 640 animal species. Some oif the zoo’s major attractions are Bear Mountain which is home to grizzly bears, Asiatic black bears and coati, Primate Panorama which covers 7 acres and is home to many tree dwelling apes and monkeys and Predator Ridge which is a major exhibit that represents the African Savanna including Lions, hyenas and African wild dogs.
The name Colorado means ‘colored red’ and has the nickname the ‘Centennial State’, the state motto is Nil sine numine which translates to Nothing without providence. The state is often abbreviated to CO, Colo or US-CO. The Colorado state bird is the Lark Bunting, the state insect is the Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly and the state fish is the Greenback Cutthroat Trout. the state tree is the Colorado Blue Spruce and the state grass is Blue Grama Grass.
Fort Collins is around 60 miles north of Denver and has a population of around 145,000 people which makes Fort Collins the 4th most populous city in the state. The city was originally founded as a military outpost where it succeeded a former encampment called Camp Collins. The city is home to Colorado State University and is also home to the headquarters of Hewlett-Packard. The city of Lakewood is the most populous city in Jefferson County and the fifth most populous city in the state. Lakewood has a population of around 143,000 people and covers an area of around 42 square miles.
50 Quick Facts about Colorado by Wayne Wheelwright