If you are a Colorado history buff (or an avid Only in Colorado reader), you have probably come to notice that Colorado is home to hundreds of deserted ghost towns that have remained untouched and forgotten after all of these years. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence not only in Colorado, but around the world. However, when it comes to this one Colorado ghost town, the buildings and land were not only repurposed, but now serve as a vital location for biological research in the nation.

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