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Jaguar Recovery Plan Envisions Sprawling Habitat Areas

The plan from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service drew criticism from environmental groups.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

As the Colorado River Basin Dries, Can an Accidental Oasis Survive?

As the fate of the Colorado River's delta is in the hands of many groups, inadvertent wetland Ciénega de Santa Clara has an uncertain future.

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Count Falls Short of Agency Hopes

A recent Arizona Game and Fish spotlight event found only four ferrets in the wild.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification

The study recommends maintaining the wolf's endangered subspecies status, which it may be stripped of.

Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

With Arizona's Help, Sonoran Officials Install Dozens of Game Cameras

Many species' territories span the border, and game cams in both countries help agencies understand those animals.

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

Kwame Alexander's Love Affair with Words

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Charles J. Babbitt's new guide for birding in Arizona; and, what's happening to planet Earth's insects?

Playing Tag With Hummingbirds

Volunteers and scientists are tracking some of the smallest residents of Cochise County.

Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan

The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

In Sonora, Hunting Means Big Business and Conservation

State officials are estimating up to $30 million in economic impact this season.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

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