Infographic: Ralphies

Sept. 6, 2017

As of August 2017, five individual buffaloes have served as Ralphie, including the incumbent, 11-year-old Blackout. What do you know about each?


50 Years of Ralphie

Sept. 1, 2017

The buffalo who became Ralphie I arrived in Boulder in 1966. In 1967, her Folsom Field performances took root in CU culture.


Q&A with Ralphie's Vets

Sept. 1, 2017

Drs. Lori and Michael Scott of North Denver Animal Clinic have treated animals for nearly three decades — including, for the last 20 years, all the Ralphies, active and retired.


Inflatable Mascot

Dec. 21, 2016

Ralphie might not know it, but she’s got a sidekick


Buffalo Rancher

Sept. 1, 2015

Hunted nearly to extinction by the time the University of Colorado was founded, the American buffalo owes its rebound mainly to private ranchers.

buffalo in field

No Home to Roam

Sept. 1, 2012

Last October Ted Turner offered to give the city of Boulder a herd of 25 buffalo to put on city open space along the Boulder-Denver Turnpike.