Trees are trimmed and stockings are hung, but there’s still time to wrap up holiday cheer for winged and four-legged friends — both domestic and wild — before Christmas.
Mildred & Dildred Toy Store, located at La Encantada shopping center, 2905 E. Skyline Drive, is hosting a 'Desert Dwellers' party at 10:30 a.m. November 2.
A passerby found 32 bats with several broken bones and internal injuries under a bridge on Benson Highway, near the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Monday evening.
One of my favorite things to do while spending time in a new town is to take a long, leisurely walk, meandering along city streets, delighting in discovering shops with intriguing names that gently coax passersby inside.
A newborn mule deer fawn that was said to be found near Willcox by a man who claimed its mother was killed by a coyote will arrive at its new home in a Prescott zoo Tuesday.
Tucson Electric Power employees work to install power poles for two new enclosures for golden eagles and other injured birds of prey at the Tucson Wildlife Center on the city's east side. TEP has been partnering with the center since the 1990s.
The eagles are brought into the center with various injuries, but many times they have lead poisoning from eating carcasses shot with lead ammunition.
This is the current enclosure, or flight cage, where injured birds of prey can exercise their wings to recover their strength.
Golden eagles can have a wingspan of more than 7 feet, which makes it difficult for them to exercise in the current enclosure.
Golden eagles and other injured birds of prey being rehabilitated are getting more space to spread their wings at the Tucson Wildlife Center.
Lou Rae Whitehead walks through the current surgery room at the Tucson Wildlife Center, which was at one time a horse stall. The current center is to be replaced by the state-of-the-art Sam Goldman Wildlife Hospital. Some 800 animals are treated at the current facility each year.
These raccoons are among the animals being treated at the Tucson Wildlife Center. Also treated are birds, javelinas, bobcats and coyotes.
A Tucson animal-rescue organization is breaking ground this morning on what staffers say is Arizona's first state-of-the-art hospital for wildlife.