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What should you do when you see a mountain lion

Arizona Game and Fish suggests ways Tucsonans can safely share a space with the wild animals.

500 Gila Topminnows make a splash at The Mission Garden

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Kimi Eisele on "The Lightest Object in the Universe"; singer Natalie Douglas returns to Tucson with the songs of Nat King Cole; and "A Love Letter to the Library" about MegaMania.

Pima Animal Care Center offers free dog and cat microchipping

After Independence Day the number of lost pets spikes, and microchipping can help return those animals home.

County animal shelter takes in 43 animals in case resulting in animal cruelty charges

The group of cats, dogs and turtles is mostly healthy. PACC is looking for foster homes for the animals.

Bat night at the Mission Garden

Also: A new facility in Nogales, Sonora to help migrants following the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy; and strangers find common ground with "One Small Step".

4 rare pygmy owls successfully hatch at Phoenix Zoo

The cactus ferruginous pygmy owl's range has been declining since the '70s.

Local animal shelters see rise in number of stray kittens

PACC warns that litters of kittens that appear abandoned are not necessarily alone.

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park

Behavior changes in known breeding pair of birds indicate the possibility of hatched chick.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

Signs of life and death along southwestern highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson restaurant history, becoming a goat, and looking back at Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Tucson.

Your Dog Can Recognize You. UA Researchers Want to Know How

Understanding the animal mind is a way for researchers to better understand human behavior.

Desert Museum Welcomes Ocelot Kitten

Pictures of the kitten were headlined "cuteness overload" on social media.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

Elephant Birth on the Horizon at Reid Park Zoo

29-year-old Semba to give birth to her fourth calf in spring 2020.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

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