wildlife

Endangered Wolf Center on Facebook

 A dozen Mexican gray wolf pups are being raised by wild packs in Arizona and New Mexico as biologists mark another season of playing matchmaker to bolster the genetics of the endangered species.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

The word pajarito means “little bird” in Spanish. That’s how the Pajarito Plateau in northern New Mexico got its name. But new research has found bird populations are crashing there—issuing a warning for the future of the Southwest. 


USFS

Over the last two years, U.S. Forest Service biologists have gone high-tech to identify the bats gracing the night skies of Arizona’s Red Rock Ranger District.


Earth Notes: How to Age an Elk

May 1, 2019
elkfarmer.wordpress.com

With the arrival of spring across Arizona’s high country, lengthening daylight triggers hormonal changes in elk bulls. In March they lose their old antlers, and by April they’re growing new ones. The antlers are one clue to the animal’s age, but teeth are even better.


Keepers of the Wild on Facebook

A Bengal tiger has attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault.

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