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For some, they are fascinating desert creatures. For others, the stuff that nightmares are made of. In either case, you don’t want them in your house. Here’s some info and advice about dealing with the bark scorpion.

Now off the Endangered Species List, gray wolves are once again being hunted in several states. Are these beautiful creatures thriving, or threatened?

The Crested Caracara is a member of the falcon family, and the adults feature an unusual light blue bill surrounded by orange skin, a white ne…


To quote Charles Schultz, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” Dogs may not be the cure to all of our ills of the past year, but they have helped many Tucsonans to get through a very tough time. In the following pages, we salute the canine heroes who took part in our annual Cover Dog Search.


Though the pandemic has forced the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center to hold its celebrations online, there is still a cartful of ways you can welcome in the Year of the Ox.

Summers in the Southwest can be especially brutal on our four-legged family members. We asked some experts for their best advice on keeping our animal companions healthy and safe.

The three finalists for Tucson Lifestyle’s Cover Dog 2020 each display a lot of heart, and a powerful bond with their human companions.

Native Southwest plants and animals are rapidly disappearing from our area of the state. Jennifer Patton, a local landscape architect, and her husband and business partner Ben Wilder investigate the reasons why, and what can be done to stop the extinction.

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A Posse of Painted Peccaries One of Arizona’s most famous critters is honored with an outdoor sculptural exhibit. Tubac is wild about their local “painted” wildlife! Javelinas de Tubac is an eye-catching outdoor exhibit coordinated by the Tubac Center of the Arts. This community-wide endeavor began as an idea developed by two local artists: Virginia […]