The Unique Insects, Lizards, and Animals of Arizona
This is a place to document our nature finds as we explore Arizona. Minus scorpions, because they are just too common of a find. But we’ll include a photo just because it’s definitely Arizonan.
Tarantula, October 2016, Buffalo Park (Flagstaff)
Giant Desert Centipede, April 2018, Jewel of the Creek Preserve (Scottsdale)
Rattlesnake encounter, April 2020, McDowell Sonoran Preserve (Scottsdale)
Southwestern Fence Lizard, May 2020, Picture Canyon Trail (Flagstaff)
Greater Short-Horned Lizard and Southwestern Fence Lizard, May 2020, Picture Canyon Trailhead
Tarantula Hawk Wasp, May 2020, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area (Phoenix)
We have some great blog posts outlining our favorite nature areas in Phoenix! Click here to browse.