PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
A jaguar was photographed by a remote camera in the Santa Rita Mountains last week. It’s the latest of several photos of the same male jaguar that has been roaming the range south of Tucson since at least last year.
PHOENIX — Federal officials have agreed not to try to capture and relocate wolves entering Arizona from Mexico.
Three endangered crocodiles have hatched at a Scottsdale reptile sanctuary.
The proposed Rosemont Mine has gained a preliminary thumbs-up from the U.S. Fish and Wlidlife Service, with a new draft biological opinion saying that the mine isn’t likely to jeopardize the existence of any of nine endangered species including the jaguar or destroy jaguar critical habitat.
A male jaguar has roamed the Santa Rita Mountains' eastern flank for at least nine months, photos obtained from the federal government show.
There is ample prey - deer and javelina - in the area on the eastern flank of the Santa Ritas where the photos were taken. "It's the best (jaguar) habitat we have," says Jean Calhoun of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
A male mandrill named DJ that was born at the Reid Park Zoo in 1991 has died.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has asked that a proposal aimed at designating land in New Mexico and Arizona as critical habitat for the jaguar be withdrawn.
PHOENIX - Saying federal officials continue to ignore the law, environmental groups are going back to court to force the Fish and Wildlife Service to get the desert bald eagle listed as endangered.
A small, little-known cactus found in Organ Pipe National Monument west of Tucson faces a "high and immediate" threat of extinction, says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in proposing to protect it as an endangered species.
Conservation groups have sued to restore endangered status protection for small owls found in southern Arizona.
PHOENIX — Two types of snails native to eastern and southern Arizona are getting protection under the Endangered Species Act.