Expect Isolated Thunderstorm Activity Through Thursday. A Greater Chance on the Weekend
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7779. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »
Ancient Assassin: The Life of a Bark Scorpion
Great indeed is the power of the dragon as the sun,
Public domain image by Johannes Hevelius 1690
© 1978 Paul Berquist ASDM Digital Library
Licensed under Creative Commons © Noah Charney
Fight or Flight
They will eat cockroaches, crickets, moths, spiders, and other insects. Scorpions feed several times a week but they can go months without eating, including the cold Grand Canyon winters.
The Scoop on Scorps
Did You Know?
Kolb Studio was once the home and business of the Kolb brothers, pioneering photographers at Grand Canyon. Today you can visit free art exhibits in the auditorium and shop in the bookstore. The studio is located in the Village Historic District, at the Bright Angel Trailhead. Open daily. More...