The Monsoons

The Monsoons It’s hot! No, that’s an understatement. The Sonoran Desert is a damn inferno. For some time, temperatures have regularly been reaching an excess of 110 degrees F. After tolerating these dry, scorching temperatures for long enough, residents of Southern Arizona are finally granted some relief. Welcome to monsoon season! Throughout much of the…

Bobcat in the Brush

Bobcat in the Brush The most widespread of all North American wildcats, bobcats can be found across most of the continent in an array of habitats ranging from swamps and prairies, to desert, dense forest, and mountains. Extremely adapatable, they waste no time adjusting to habitat alterations and will prey on reptiles, any manageable mammal,…

Reptile Season

Reptile Season It’s warming up quickly in the valley! The heat means many things for Tucson residents: swimming, cranking up the a/c, daytime activity limitations and, most importantly, reptiles! Over the last few weeks, rattlesnakes (primarily western diamondbacks) have been popping up all over the place. After emerging from such a chilly winter slumber, they…