Best Cave in the USA? Come to Tucson to discover the Wonder of Kartchner Caverns

Just one hour southeast of Tucson, Kartchner Caverns lies hidden under the Earth’s crust.  Kartchner Caverns has been voted the best cave in the United States by USA Reader’s Choice!  It is a unique wet, living cave.  Water is still making … Continue reading

Gila Monster or Gila Healer?

This month we revisit our paradoxical friend the Gila Monster (Heloderma Suspectum).  Because the morphology of this family of lizards is relatively unchanged from its Miocene ancestors of over 25 million years ago, some consider Holoderma to be living fossils!  In the … Continue reading

Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area – A Southern Arizona hidden treasure that stands out amongst the whole nation!

Did you ever dream of finding a pristine, water-filled wilderness hiding in the deserts of Arizona?  Many creatures have!  Some lucky few have found the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area just outside of Safford, Arizona, one of only two … Continue reading