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Wildlife and the Bighorn

A look at some of the specific wildlife species that live in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson and how wildfire impacts their existence. (07:17)

We examine the variety of species impacted by the fire including Big Horn Sheep, the Desert Tortoise, the Mexican Spotted Owl, the Gila Chub, the Goulds Turkey, and the Mountain Lion, and are reminded that wildfire is a natural process that can lead to a healthier forest and potentially healthier habitat for the species that make their home in the Catalinas.

Producer/Editor: Mitch Riley
Photographers: Nate Huffman, Bob Lindberg, Gage Judd
Additional Footage: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Janey Fugate

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