To be a good field biologist, an individual needs more than just “book smarts.”
In this lesson, students will select and study a common mammal found in Arizona in order to “give a voice” to the animal.
May is “Be Bear Aware” month. Do you know why?
With Halloween just around the corner, there are few animals that generate more attention this time of
year than bats.
About 20 percent of the Earth’s land is desert.
The quagga mussel, along with the similar zebra mussel, are considered invasive species.
Around the world, frogs are in trouble.
Reptiles cannot use food to control their body temperatures. If a lizard is cold, it needs to move to a warmer location.
Let’s take a look at some animals that are still alive — animals we know quite a bit about — and see what we can learn from their bones.
Often, our view of the desert is one with little to no life — perhaps a single cactus surrounded by nothing but sand and rocks. But, in Arizona, this is rarely the case!
Desert tortoises are amazing animals, but we don’t know a lot about their life in the wild.
Bees and butterflies often act as pollinators, helping with the transfer of pollen from one flower to another.