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Scott Thybony's Canyon Commentary

Scott Thybony's Canyon Commentary

  • The greater short-horned lizard, also known as the horny toad, is the most wide-ranging species in the American West.
    Anthony Williams
    In a land where everything seems to sting, bite or prickle one creature stands out for its almost friendly demeanor. In his latest Canyon Commentary, author Scott Thybony reveals the secrets of the remarkable horned lizard, a reptile found throughout the West.
  • Grand Canyon park volunteer Sueanne Kubicek spotted a man walking his goat a couple miles below the South Rim, claiming the sign at the trailhead only said, "No dogs." She quickly turned them both around.
    Sueanne Kubicek
    Scott Thybony recently found himself caught up in the crowds at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and overheard a visitor say, “It’s a circus!” He recalls how some people over the years have done their best to turn the canyon into a spectacle.