TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human-smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?”
Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico. More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors, most from Central America, were caught at the U.S. border from October to June.
Forty-one pronghorns, commonly known as antelope, were released at two sites in the Sonoita-Patagonia area Wednesday — part of an effort to rebuild dwindling herds in Southeastern Arizona.
Putting a Halloween pumpkin on your porch could lead to a real-life scare: an unwanted visit by predators or other wildlife.
GLENDALE - Mikkel Boedker scored twice and the Phoenix Coyotes took a four-goal lead and went on to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Many Tucsonans were saddened when a mountain lion was killed by a vehicle in Saguaro National Park last month - and they might be even more troubled to learn the magnitude of the roadkill slaughter.
ALBUQUERQUE — A shooting range and gun store is scheduled to hold a two-day contest to see who can kill the most coyotes in New Mexico.
At dusk and in the dark, there's much desert wildlife activity this time of year. Participants in an upcoming night walk at Feliz Paseos Park might come across a mule deer, javelinas or even a scorpion. Scorpions show up well under a black light, which will be available.
Call them critters of the night. They are the animals that roam the Sonoran Desert in the hours of darkness - and state wildlife officers will lead a free nature walk Friday evening in search of some of them.
Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) gets the puck past Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, tying the game at 1 early in the second period.
LOS ANGELES - At both blue lines, a wall seemed to be set up.
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith celebrated a lot during the playoffs as he did here in an overtime win against Nashville in Game 1.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stops another St. Louis shot in the playoffs and "is second to none this year," Coyotes GM Don Maloney says.
The list of accomplishments keeps growing.
GLENDALE - The Phoenix Coyotes' unexpected postseason success can be attributed to a lot of factors, beginning with the play of goalie Mike Smith.
Somewhere in the middle of these celebrating Phoenix Coyotes is Ray Whitney, who scored the winning goal against Nashville in overtime.
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith turns away a shot by Nashville's Brandon Yip (18) during the second period of Game 1. Smith made 39 saves in Phoenix's victory.
GLENDALE - Ray Whitney scored 14:04 into overtime and the Phoenix Coyotes survived another late goal in regulation to open the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Friday night.