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What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

New Year's Fireworks Cause Surge in Stray Dogs

Pima Animal Care Center asks those who can to house strays until an owner is found.

Pima Animal Care Center Opens New Building

Renovations to the existing building will be completed in the summer of 2018.

Bear Euthanized Near Sabino Canyon

Ailing bear was persistently near residences and a school.

Zoo Tax Measure Passes in Final City Vote Tally

Measure was too-close-to-call on election night.

Rob Paulsen: What Doing Voices for Cartoons is Really Like

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Arizona sales taxes are implemented; an interview with musician A.J. Croce; and the harmonious bond between a Tucson man and his pet canary.

Colorful Canary Lights Up a Home With Music

The "Spanish Timbrado" is known for its plumage and songs.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

On the Ballot: Sales Taxes for Zoo Fixes

Tucson residents to decide on new funding to replace and repair Reid Park Zoo infrastructure.

Pima Animal Care Center to Expand Foster Program

$573,000 grant may create a model for other shelters to follow.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

One Hormone May Be The Answer To Your Dog's 'Leash Aggression'

A study found a relationship between higher levels of the hormone vasopressin and canine aggression.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

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 Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

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