July 14, 2016 / Modified jul 14, 2016 6 p.m.

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

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Featured on the July 15th, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

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About this week's cover image: Female velvet ants are colorful, wingless solitary wasps that are often seen in open areas during the summer. Sting pain rating on the Schmidt Scale: 1 / Photo courtesy of Jillian Cowles

ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs every Friday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, and every Saturday at 5:00 pm, on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

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