Environment/Nature

Desert Squirrels – some eat rattlesnakes

There are three common squirrels in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert: the rock squirrel, the round-tailed ground squirrel, and Harris’ antelope ground…




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The Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owls inhabit my neighborhood, but I rarely see them because we keep different hours, and they are masters…



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Notes on Javelinas

The Arizona Game & Fish Department has recently killed some aggressive javelinas in a Tucson neighborhood (see AZ Daily Star…



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Remember the Glyptodonts

Imagine a furry, Volkswagen-sized, armadillo-like animal that could plow through the forest and grasslands like an armored tank . Such…





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The Urban Coyote

According the Arizona Game & Fish Department, the population density of coyotes in the urban area is twice that in…