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Water returning to Agua Caliente Park's main pond

Water returning to Agua Caliente Park's main pond

The main pond at Agua Caliente Park is on the rebound.

December 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman injured by javelina, dog killed on north side

Woman injured by javelina, dog killed on north side

The woman's leashed dog broke its collar and attacked two javelina outside her home. 

November 19, 2014 4:00 pm
More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

Officials have this advice for those building memorials: Don't.

November 05, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Land-use agreements will protect vital wildlife corridors from development.

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New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

Hundreds of trees, shrubs have been planted at the Atturbury-Lyman haven.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

A onetime Tucson guest ranch that attracted many celebrities is for sale.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Officials caution: Leave baby wildlife alone

Officials caution: Leave baby wildlife alone

Wildlife officials warn of the dangers of baby wild animals.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

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Gordon Douglas: Hunting by any other name is still killing animals

It’s hard not to chuckle at how hard some people have to work to not say something. A great example is Gerry Perry’s Dec. 23 guest opinion, “Hunting benefits Arizona.”

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Hike off that holiday feast

Hike off that holiday feast

Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

December 23, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

Bighorn sheep and mountain lions are dying in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson as a result of a "transplant" of 31 sheep into the range last month.

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Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Wildlife refuges boost local economies, report says

Wildlife refuges boost local economies, report says

Visitors to Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge might catch a glimpse of some of the animals in the area, such as this mule deer doe.

November 05, 2013 7:14 pm
Take care with those pumpkins

Take care with those pumpkins

Putting a Halloween pumpkin on your porch could lead to a real-life scare: an unwanted visit by predators or other wildlife.

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Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Biologist Trevor Hare and mining executive Jamie Sturgess both have been studying wildlife corridors southeast of Tucson.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Seven javelinas killed in Tucson neighborhood

Wildlife officers have shot and killed seven adult javelinas blamed for “extremely aggressive” behavior toward people in a Tucson neighborhood.

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Getting up close and personal with bats is fascinating and not necessaily a good idea

Getting up close and personal with bats is fascinating and not necessaily a good idea

Bats carry rabies. Rabies is fatal. Otherwise, they are wonderful creatures.

September 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Beavers saved from fuel leak are released

Photos: Beavers saved from fuel leak are released

Five beavers contaminated in a March diesel fuel spill in Utah have been released back into the wild. The Salt Lake Tribune reported the animals were released Tuesday in the Uinta Mountains by staff members with the state Division of Wildlife Resources and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. W…

August 15, 2013 8:07 am Photos

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