Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes
NPS Photo by Sally King
In the world there is no group of animals more diverse than insects and the same is true at Bandelier. From the beauty of a gossamer- winged butterfly to a hairy multi-legged tarantula or a sleek orange-winged tarantula hawk, insects are abundant in the park.
Did You Know?
Mule deer fawns only keep their spots for the first several months of life. These spots provide camouflage for the young animals when their mothers must leave them to feed.