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Bat night at the Mission Garden

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4 rare pygmy owls successfully hatch at Phoenix Zoo

The cactus ferruginous pygmy owl's range has been declining since the '70s.

Local animal shelters see rise in number of stray kittens

PACC warns that litters of kittens that appear abandoned are not necessarily alone.

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park

Behavior changes in known breeding pair of birds indicate the possibility of hatched chick.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

Signs of life and death along southwestern highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson restaurant history, becoming a goat, and looking back at Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Tucson.

Your Dog Can Recognize You. UA Researchers Want to Know How

Understanding the animal mind is a way for researchers to better understand human behavior.

Desert Museum Welcomes Ocelot Kitten

Pictures of the kitten were headlined "cuteness overload" on social media.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

Elephant Birth on the Horizon at Reid Park Zoo

29-year-old Semba to give birth to her fourth calf in spring 2020.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

County Animal Shelter Offers Creature Comforts for Occupants

More space at Pima Anima Care Center's updated facility cuts down on crowding and improves health care.

Kwame Alexander's Love Affair with Words

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Charles J. Babbitt's new guide for birding in Arizona; and, what's happening to planet Earth's insects?

Not Ready to Adopt a Dog? You Can Borrow One for the Day

Pima Animal Care Center says its short-term foster program is a win-win for dogs and humans.

UA Study: Bigger Dogs Are Better Thinkers

Researchers pitted large dogs against small dogs in intelligence tests.

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