Tuesday, April 15, 2008


arizona actually has more types of rattlesnakes than texas! 17, to be precise. here is one, eating a rabbit.

picture by greg schoon

there are also LOTS of scorpions here! young scorpions are born two at a time, then climb onto their mother's back and are carried there until their first molt about two weeks later.

picture by greg schoon

here we have a screech owl. these are extremely cute and only about 8 to 9 inches long!

picture by greg schoon

and last but not least for today the bat colony under the bridge at river and campbell leaving for their nightly hunt at around sunset.

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