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Myths, Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters, Legends and Scary Stories in Colorado
The singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Cañon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; and the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
Numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; how the Manitou blocked Oak Creek Canyon, with a huge rock from the sky, so that a Ute chief could escape with the wife that he had rescued from Arapaho raiders; ghosts of the Historic Brook Forest Inn in Evergreen, including a stable hand, a chambermaid and a little boy, as well as Native American spirits in the surrounding area; ghastly spectral riders, the shades of a deranged ravisher and the partially eaten corpse of his suicidal victim Zecana, both on a phantom horse to which they were bound by the victim's vengeful husband, the warrior Ta-in-ga-ro, who drove the rapist mad with hunger and fear; and the ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Colorado
Mountain goats, mule deer, white-tailed antelope squirrels, red-winged blackbirds, minks, coyotes, muskrats, kestrels, snapping turtles, mountain lions (cougars), tree lizards, badgers, massasaugas, racers, whooping cranes, Western meadowlarks, prairie voles, hognose snakes, jackrabbits, ring-tailed cats, garter snakes, white-tailed deer, bison, American red squirrels, whipsnakes, Mexican woodrats, mountain bluebirds, Southern red-backed voles, turkey vultures, black bears, pinyon mice, bull snakes, desert woodrats, Western rattlesnakes, greater sandhill cranes, gray foxes, collared lizards, kit foxes, ferruginous hawks, beavers, prairie dogs, chipmunks, cottontail rabbits, Northern harriers, porcupines, glossy snakes, Canada lynxes, snowshoe hares, Swainson’s hawks, pikas, martens, elk, variable skinks, turkeys, bobcats, midget faded rattlesnakes, deer mice, canyon mice, bighorn sheep, otters, burrowing owls, skunks, Texas blind snakes, bald eagles, red foxes, Shiras' moose and pronghorn antelopes are among the wild animals of Colorado.
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