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Pack rats poised to rule the world, outlive humans, cockroaches

Some say cockroaches will outlive man and one day rule the world. Those folks may have never met the pack rat. These tenacious little beasties, who make their cozy homes all over southern Arizona, have much more going for them … Continue reading

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Sabino Canyon in spring: A to Z slide show

Flora, fauna and fuzzy lavender thistle are just a few of the joys of Sabino Canyon in the spring. A recent saunter through the canyon on horseback was truly a wonderland. In addition to the blooming beauty, we spied all … Continue reading

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The case of the duct taped coyote – Does anyone care about coyote abuse?

Tucsonan Joe Gardner was on one of his favorite day trips to Lochiel, about 100 miles southeast of Tucson, where the air is clean and the land pristine – usually. Except when he finds a dead duct taped coyote. During … Continue reading

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