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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.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

UA Conservationist Helps Water-Loving Feline Survive

Fishing cats of Southeast Asia are threatened by loss of habitat.

Volunteers Say Shutdown is Curtailing Vital Work at Wildlife Refuge

Work is being left undone at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge as volunteers can't access facilities or use tools.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

Author Sees Food Systems as a Way to Unite People

Tucson resident says communities across the country are joining forces for the common good.

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