WASHINGTON — An ominous email message landed in the inboxes of a small group of Army employees last month, warning of a security breach in their federal retirement plans and urging them to log in and check their accounts.
WASHINGTON — Lindsay Jacks shows up at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History a day before the federal shutdown. She has a penguin-related tattoo on her arm, a cooler in her hand and a Safeway bag knocking against her leg.
It’s hard not to chuckle at how hard some people have to work to not say something. A great example is Gerry Perry’s Dec. 23 guest opinion, “Hunting benefits Arizona.”
Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.
Bighorn sheep and mountain lions are dying in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson as a result of a "transplant" of 31 sheep into the range last month.
Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.
Visitors to Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge might catch a glimpse of some of the animals in the area, such as this mule deer doe.
Putting a Halloween pumpkin on your porch could lead to a real-life scare: an unwanted visit by predators or other wildlife.
Biologist Trevor Hare and mining executive Jamie Sturgess both have been studying wildlife corridors southeast of Tucson.
Wildlife officers have shot and killed seven adult javelinas blamed for “extremely aggressive” behavior toward people in a Tucson neighborhood.
Bats carry rabies. Rabies is fatal. Otherwise, they are wonderful creatures.
Five beavers contaminated in a March diesel fuel spill in Utah have been released back into the wild.
The Salt Lake Tribune reported the animals were released Tuesday in the Uinta Mountains by staff members with the state Division of Wildlife Resources and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Three Vail men have been cited in connection with the shooting death of an adult female mountain lion June 10 in Colossal Cave Mountain Park southeast of Tucson.
Desert dwellers - whether they have two legs or four, are feathered or scaly, live in dens or condos - all manage to co-exist most of the time.
Coyotes eat pack rats, and any poison already in their prey will end up in the predator.
Coyotes feed on pack rats as do mountain lions and bobcats. Snakes also can help keep pack rats off your property.
Vast expanses of the main pond at Agua Caliente Park northeast of Tucson have dried up in the drought - and even 55,000 gallons of well water pumped daily into the spring-fed pond won't refill it, officials say.
Pima County is planning to protect regal horned lizards and their habitat along with other desert creatures.
Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.
Please don't feed the animals. Seriously. Don't feed the animals.