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Arizona 2008 Wildflowers

Arizona - 2008 Wildflower Summary
In 2008, Arizona got just enough rain to have a good wildflower season. It started at the Organ Pipe National Monument, moved to the Tucson area, and into the Phoenix area, with poppy displays at Bartlett Lake and the Superstition Mountains.


Anza Borrego 2008 Wildflowers

Anza Borrego DSP - 2008 Wildflower Summary
The rains came early to the Anza Borrego Desert State Park in 2008. Coyote Canyon Creek had a good flow, and in early February, the ocotillos were turning green with a few blooms. Then we started to see the desert sunflowers.

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Carlsbad Caverns

Bats & Carlsbad Caverns
The park's most famous cave, Carlsbad Cavern, is over 1,000 feet deep, contains 30 miles of mapped passages and the largest underground chamber in the U.S. View formations of stalagmites, stalactites, and columns as well as the evening flight of Mexican free-tailed bats from the entrance of the Cavern.


The Coyote Video available on this subject.
The ubiquitous coyote originally ranged primarily in the southwest corner of the US, but it has adapted readily to the changes caused by human occupation and, in the past 200 years, has been steadily extending its range.


The HoneybeeVideo available on this subject.
The honeybee begins its life as a pinhead-sized egg, one of 1500 to 2000 laid by the queen of the hive during the course of a typical late-winter or early-spring day. It and its siblings each occupy private, adjoining, six-sided cells that, collectively, serve as the nursery and the honeycomb of the hive.



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