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Arizona Spotlight for October 9, 2015

Voices for the Cure returns; Tucson group shares interest in ancient Egypt; artist Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal; restoring a missing piece of Poland's Jewish history.

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

Desert Tortoise Extinction Unlikely, Agency Says

Iconic animal found only in Arizona, still considered 'Species of Greatest Conservation Need'

Pima County Shelter Reports Record Pet Adoptions

Animal Care Center sent 409 pets to new homes last weekend, still has plenty of dogs, cats.

Thinking About Adopting a Pet? Now's the Time; Price is Right

Pima Animal Care Center to offer free pet adoptions this weekend to reduce crowding.

Oro Valley Will be Home Base for UA Veterinary School

Site has proximity to biosciences firms; will be first public facility of its kind in state.

Yum! Bug Tacos, Mealworm Cookies at UA's Insect Fest

The event, in its fifth year, will be on campus this Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

Happy Birthday! Nandi the Elephant is 1 Year Old

Reid Park Zoo hosts party for youngest pachyderm; she hesitates, then rips into her gifts.

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

People Flock to Tucson Bird And Wildlife Festival

Tucson Audubon Society holds 5th annual festival focusing on nature.

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks

After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.

Monsoon Season Can Make Pets Stressed

Pima Animal Care Center says loud thunder, heavy rain can frighten animals

"The Reason for Flowers"

Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

The Art of Paying Attention: Stink Bug Love

Artist and writer Beth Surdut knows that true adventure can be found just outside your window -- and sometimes, it's pretty racy...

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