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The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators
Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.
The Art of Paying Attention: HoHum, The Great Horned Owl
How the odd tastes of this urban owl sent author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut hunting for answers.
The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards
Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.
The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels
Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".
The Art of Paying Attention: Behind the Scenes of The Arizona Highways Wildlife Guide
Photographers share the stories behind some of their favorite photos.
The Art of Paying Attention: Great Horned Owls
Author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tracks some of nature's most accomplished masters of camouflage in Tucson.
The Art of Paying Attention: Bats
Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut peers into the twilight world of the most famous creature of the night - the bat!
The Art of Paying Attention: Snakes
Many people happily share their yards with creatures that fly and hop, but what about the ones that slither?
The Art of Paying Attention: White-Winged Doves
Artist Beth Surdut watches doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "Pick up Sticks".
"The Soul of an Octopus"
A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.
The Art of Paying Attention: Hummingbird Etiquette
Beth Surdut tells about a treasure hunt that begins with bird droppings and leads to one of the desert's smallest, fastest inhabitants.
The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote
Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.
The Art of Paying Attention: Raven Conversations
Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tells about the things a raven will do for love. Or food.
The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard
Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...
The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks
After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.
The Art of Paying Attention: Stink Bug Love
Artist and writer Beth Surdut knows that true adventure can be found just outside your window -- and sometimes, it's pretty racy...
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