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Lessons from rattlesnake class in the American Southwest

The first thing students learn is that basically everything they thought they knew about rattlesnakes is a myth.

Wildlife bridge and underpass are used thousands of times each month

Humans are helping them by volunteering during "habitat restoration days"

Once lost to science, these "uncharismatic" animals are having their moment

Species gain this "lost" status when there hasn't been a trace of them in 10 years, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

Annual survey highlights positive trends in Mexican Wolf population recovery

Conservation efforts show encouraging results with cross-fostering and breeding initiatives

Tucson zoo mourns death of 6-week-old zebra

Tikiti Maji was born Christmas day and named in a public competition.

PACC saves 72 animals in back-to-back hoarder rescues

24 dogs, 48 cats were impounded this week.

New jaguar spotted on trail camera in southeastern Arizona

The Center for Biological Diversity confirms it is the eighth jaguar documented in Arizona.

A new radio drama: "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Hydropower on the Navajo Nation; Preview the upcoming Oro Valley Arts Festival; Listen to a poem by Rick Wamer, and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

40 years of Gould’s turkey restoration success in the Sky Islands

From local extinction to Thanksgiving triumph, the journey of North America’s largest wild turkey species in Arizona’s southeastern mountains

StoryCorps invites you to join "The Great Thanksgiving Listen."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Alejandro Canelos' short stories explore secrets of the desert; How Bisbee is supporting Arizona's pollinators; and the Arizona Wildlife Federation celebrates 100 years.

Humane Society board chair says evidence points to missing pets likely fed to snakes

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona says texts show that animals likely used as snake feed.

Reviving Montezuma Pass: Sky Island Alliance's bold initiative to rewild decommissioned roads

From roads to rivers: volunteers unite to transform old paths into thriving wildlife corridors

PACC recognized for care

Pima Animal Care Center has been recognized nationally for having a high live-saving rate.

Canines to sport recycled fashion at UA's Dogs N Denim

Annual event demonstrates student created design and construction of reusable fabrics.

Humane Society to hire second investigator in search for missing pets

The humane societies of Southern Arizona and San Diego are teaming up to hire a private investigator as they continue their investigation into the whereabouts of 250 small pets covertly given to a family with ties to a snake feeder business.

Farley fired over handling of more than 300 small pets, whose whereabouts are still unknown

Humane Society leaders Steve Farley and Christian Gonzalez are out almost two months after they orchestrated a transfer of more than 300 rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice to a family with no non-profit or animal-rescue status.

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