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Covid-19 Information
(We put this at the top, because it may be important.)
#RecreateResponsibly This article is about the current Covid-19 Pandemic and will contain some of the information we have. This is not the full amount of Covid-19 information available from this site because we have lots of information! Take a look at individual park pages, conveniently located at the top, for more detailed information regarding the...
The Cunning Ringtail: Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 20
Our Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 20… Meet the “Ringtail”! (Bassariscus Astutus) Ringtail Physical Description Also known as the Ringtail Cat, Ring-Tailed Cat, Miner’s Cat or Bassarisk, the Ringtail is also the State mammal of Arizona. The body mass of both sexes from throughout the geographic range of Ringtails is from 1.8 to...
April 2022 – Park of the Month
Some links provided in this article are affiliate links. Meaning, at no additional cost to you, we’ll earn a commission if you click one and make a purchase. An easy way to help support us if you’re going to buy anyway! It’s time for our “April 2022 – Park of the Month”! Each month, Discover Our...
The Venomous Western Diamondback Rattlesnake: Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 14
Our Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 14… Meet the “Western Diamondback Rattlesnake”! (Crotalus atrox) Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Physical Description The body length of the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is about 4.9 feet (1.5 meters) and they can weigh up to 14.7 lbs (6.7 kg). The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake has a plump body, short tail,...
The Beautiful Harbor Seal: Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 12
Our Wildlife of the Week – 2022 Week 12… Meet the “Harbor Seal”! (Phoca vitulina) Harbor Seal Physical Description Adult harbor seal males are typically larger than females, measuring 63-75in (160-190cm) in length and weighing 176-375lbs (80-170kg). Females range from 63-67in (160-170cm) long and weigh 132-320lbs (60-145kg). Harbor seals are physically adapted to maximize propulsion...