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Cool Summer Nights

Cool Summer Nights

A scorpion glows a bright green under ultraviolet light during Cool Summer Nights at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

July 07, 2014 9:45 am

Bighorn Sheep cutline for A6

A newborn lamb spends quality time with its mother at its new home at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The ewe was transferred from the Los Angeles Zoo. The lamb was born Saturday. 

May 12, 2014 6:47 pm
Baby zoo animals

Baby zoo animals

A lamb born on May 10, 2014 trails its mother at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson. The ewe was transferred from the Los Angeles Zoo and previously gave birth. Courtesy Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

May 12, 2014 5:26 pm
Tiger mines once thrived near today's Mammoth

Tiger mines once thrived near today's Mammoth

The top photograph shows Tiger as it appeared in the late 1930s during its peak population. The Mohawk headframe along with the Mohawk mill at far left are prominent. In the bottom photo, looking west, the Collins cut appears. The town of Tiger is no more, and the area is currently undergoin…

June 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Little What's-His-Name makes Desert Museum debut

Little What's-His-Name makes Desert Museum debut

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May 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Museum retiring two aging cougars

Museum retiring two aging cougars

These two mountain lions came to the Desert Museum in 1999 as orphans. At about 13 years of age, they have become arthritic and have difficulty negotiating steep slopes in the regular mountain lion exhibit.

May 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Harmony, chocolate and desert critters

Harmony, chocolate and desert critters

Desert Museum education specialist Jesus Manuel Garcia will bring a host of critters, including a tortoise like the one above, to a May 9 "Meet the Neighbors" presentation.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum at 60 years old

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum at 60 years old

Photo taken in the 1930s of buildings that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corp and are now part of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

August 31, 2012 12:36 pm
8 areas to explore over the next 5 Saturdays

8 areas to explore over the next 5 Saturdays

"Sabatier Saguaro" by Jay Pierstorff, who will be teaching a class on the latest trends, tools and techniques in digital photography on Aug. 4.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Arizona

Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Arizona

Photo taken in the 1930s of buildings that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corp and are now part of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

February 29, 2012 5:43 pm
Snow for Desert Museum critters

Snow for Desert Museum critters

The Desert Museum is waiting for temperatures to fall to 34 degrees or lower to make snow for its mountain habitat.

December 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona brown spider packs one heck of a punch

Arizona brown spider packs one heck of a punch

The Arizona brown spider, not to be confused with the brown recluse, inflicts a nasty bite that often results in a nasty wound.

June 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Community calendar

Community calendar

 

September 29, 2007 12:00 amLoading…
Winged artwork honors astronaut

Winged artwork honors astronaut

 

September 17, 2006 12:00 amLoading…
Critter of the Week

Critter of the Week

 

June 08, 2006 12:00 amLoading…
Critter of the Week

Critter of the Week

 

April 13, 2006 12:00 amLoading…
Winging it for fun

Winging it for fun

 

September 21, 2005 12:00 amLoading…
Critter of the Week: queen butterfly

Critter of the Week: queen butterfly

 

September 15, 2005 12:00 amLoading…
Peek into a desert evening

Peek into a desert evening

 

June 04, 2004 12:00 amLoading…

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