Coyote (Canis Latrans)

The coyote (Canis latrans, meaning “howling dog”) is a species of carnivorous mammal found only in the Americas, from Canada to Colombia. They are usually solitary animals but can on occasions gather in herds. Habitat: Their habitats are diverse. It can live in deserts, meadows, forests, mountainous areas, tropical ecosystems, swamps, and thickets, as well […]

Antelope Jackrabbit (Lepus Alleni)

The antelope hare is a of North American species. The male and female antelope hares are identical in appearance. The antelope hare has a white belly, light grey sides, a black splattered back and an orange coloration on the neck and chest. Habitat: Dry areas (especially in areas with a lot of thicket), they live […]

American Badger (Taxidea Taxus)

The American badger is an opportunistic carnivorous mammal with nocturnal habits and is rarely observed in broad daylight. HABITAT: The American badger likes to live in open spaces, preferably meadows and bushes where prey such as mice, squirrels or marmots abound. They tend to discard regions with hard soils as this makes it more difficult […]

Round Tailed Ground Squirrel (Ammospermophilus Leucurus)

It is a species of squirrel from North America, native to northwestern Mexico. It is easy to detect on rocky slopes in arid canyons and on broad sandy plains with thickets. It is an active species throughout the year, except in the northernmost regions of its distribution, where it decreases its activity during the winter. HABITAT: […]

Rock Pocket Mouse (Chaetodipus Intermedius)

The pocket mouse, found in the deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico, is medium-sized (~18 cm long, ~12-18 g in weight) and has nocturnal habits. Habitat: It usually lives in areas with rocky outcrops, where it burrows to evade its predators. Diet: It feeds mainly on plant seeds. LOCATION: Areas with rocky outcrops […]

Desert Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys Deserti)

The desert kangaroo rat (Dipodomys deserti) is a rodent found in desert areas of southwestern North America. It is one of the large kangaroo rats, with a total length greater than 12 inches (30 cm) and a mass greater than 3.2 oz (91 g). Habitat: Desert kangaroo rats are inhabitants of desert areas with sandy […]

Tortuga Golfina (Lepidochelys olivácea)

The olive ridley turtle is considered the most abundant sea turtle species in the world and is also the smallest species in the Cheloniidae family. It is characterized by having an almost circular shell, with a length that goes from 67.6 cm to 78 cm; its width is about 90% of its straight length. In […]

Common Migratory Mender (Anax junius)

Anax junius, the green dragonfly or June dragonfly is a species of anisopterous odonate of the Aeshnidae family native to North America, although with distribution in parts of Central America and Caribbean islands. The June darning dragonfly or green darning dragonfly is one of the largest and fastest dragonflies, flights of up to 85 km/h […]

Variegated Skimmer (Sympetrum corruptum)

The variegated dragonfly (Sympetrum corruptum) belongs to the family of scratching dragonflies (Libellulidae) is a species of wide distribution, has a long and late flight period and adults sometimes survive the winter. Some populations of S. corruptum are migratory, routes are known along the Pacific coast of North America. Habitat: Ponds and slow-moving streams, preferably […]

Pinacate (Eleodes armata)

Eleodes armata, the armored stink beetle, is a species of desert stink beetle. The term pinacate comes from the Nahuatl pinacatl, which means black beetle. The Pinacate desert in Sonora, Mexico, gets its name from the presence of these species in the region. Habitat: They are usually found in places where humidity is abundant, under […]