What do various species of wildlife do to keep their body temperatures at optimal levels when the mercury plummets?
Nature in November is dry and dull — unless you know where to look.
Autumn is not a time to expect wildflowers in the Sky Islands. Yet they do exist, a bit of tantalizing dessert to the main floral fare sprinkling the remainder of the year.
What does this summer’s unprecedented heat wave mean for our Sky Islands’ native flora and fauna?
Why do small birds place themselves in harm’s way by approaching, audibly scolding, and even pecking at large predatory birds?
As temperatures head into the 90s, reptiles are on the rise in the Sky Islands. Here’s a few to look for.
Our native plants have evolved beautiful blossoms not to serve our admiring gaze, but rather to have sex.
There’s a diversity of animal life in the Sky Islands — underground.
Among the local joys to be had in nature come February are winter wildflowers: colorful sprays of blossoms unexpectedly perking up from a dull, frost-bitten land.
Enter El Tigre, the jaguar.