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Park Service to Start Culling Grand Canyon Bison Herd

The agency is looking to cut the population in half.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

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Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Shelter Numbers Falling for Pima County Animal Care Center

Staffers are encouraged by five-year trend, which may be connected to increasing spaying and neutering.

Pima County Proposes Changes to Chicken Rules

Would allow those on smaller lots to raise chickens.

Marana, Sahuarita Go Their Own Way With Animal Care

Pima Animal Care Center no longer serves towns, which set up their own centers and contracted with the Humane Society.

New Plan for Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery, 35 Years Later

Plan calls for focusing recovery efforts for endangered wolf in Arizona.

Government to Study Predator Program's Danger to Ocelot

Federal study tries to keep predator-prevention program from harming the endangered wild cat.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

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The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Reid Park Zoo Closing Early This Week Due To Soaring Temperatures

The zoo wants to focus on caring for the animals throughout high-heat days, to resume normal hours Saturday.

Planting Fish to Kill Mosquitoes: 'This Is Historical'

Endangered fish species going into swimming pool to eat larvae.

Big Role for Little Fish: Mosquito Control in Pima County

Officials hope the native Gila topminnow will be effective replacement for mosquitofish.

Grand Canyon Considers Thinning Bison Herd

Park officials worried about damage done by up to 600 bison in the park.

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