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Climate Change May Affect West Nile Mosquitoes, Study Says

UA researchers used computer models to predict impacts of weather changes on mosquito populations.

Harvester ants living in a diorama of their natural habitat.

Conservatory Showcases Ants, Bees in Natural Habitat Displays

Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale houses two exhibits that allow visitors to watch creatures' daily routines live.

A new species of desert mountain scorpion found in the Catalina Mountains.

Researchers Find New Scorpion Species in Catalinas

This is the second time a new species is found in the mountains, which is unusual; unclear of how venomous creature is.

Butterfly Wonderland near Scottsdale Arizona is the largest butterfly atrium in the nation and is home to hundreds of different species of these beautiful flying insects.

Scottsdale Conservatory Houses Worldly Butterflies

Nation's largest conservatory receives cocoons from South America, Southeast Asia, other places around globe.

Pima County, UA Working to Eradicate Invasive Bullfrogs

Species has been threatening native frogs, toads, wildlife in central Tucson restoration area.

UA Researchers May Have Found Key to Spider's Venom

Team zeroes in on chemistry of brown recluse's bite with discovery that could help block cellular damage.

AZ Insect Festival Entice Public to Explore Creatures' Wonders

Third annual event highlights insect-related research, teach about their role in ecosystem, feature guest speakers.

Historic Park's Pond Drying Because of Drought

Distinctive desert-meets-swamp characteristic of Tucson's Agua Caliente Park is slowly disappearing.

Mirror Lab In High Production

Optics being created simultaneously for three separate major telescope projects

Indians Third Largest Immigrant Group In US, Report Says

In AZ, Indians account for nearly 3 percent of the state’s foreign-born population, US Census says.

UA Researchers Help Develop New Optics System for Telescopes

New type of camera developed takes the clearest images ever of distant celestial objects.

Smithsonian Shares Parts of Rare Meteorite with ASU

Meteor exploded in a fireball over Calif. last year; four other institutions will receive a sample.

AZ Poison, Drug Center: Caution with Baby Rattlesnakes

The agency says they deliver as much poison as an adult; unable to rattle meaning they can approach people unwarned.

McCain Highlighting Efforts to Protect, Preserve Condors

AZ senator supports programs promoting use of non-lead ammunition in hunting rifles; bird deaths tied to lead poisoning.

AZ Game and Fish: Leave Fawns in the Wild

Agency recently received 2 baby deer from people who thought they were rescuing the animals.

Changes Made to Popular AZ Hike After 3 Deaths

Trail leading to 'The Wave' is a common spot for people to get lost; more precautions have been added.

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