• Sonoran Desert at Organ Pipe NM

    Organ Pipe Cactus

    National Monument Arizona

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This is an endangered Quitobaquito pupfish.

One of our endangered species is the Quitobaquito Pupfish.

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is home to numerous species of animals. Birds, mammals, reptiles and fish all call this place home. Click on the links to learn more about some of the species you might be lucky enough to see in the park, and some you are not likely to find at all. This page is constantly being updated so check back soon to learn more.

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A short list of animals you might be lucky enough to see includes:


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Lesser long-nosed bats are considered an endangered species. Every summer Organ Pipe Cactus NM hosts a "maternal" colony consisting of 20,000 pregnant female bats. They come to feast on the pollen, nectar and fruit of the cactus. They are the primary pollinator of Organ Pipe Cactus. More...