• Sonoran Desert at Organ Pipe NM

    Organ Pipe Cactus

    National Monument Arizona


This is an endangered Quitobaquito pupfish.

One of our endangered species is the Quitobaquito Pupfish.

NPS Photo

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?

Gila Monsters are one of only two species of venomous lizards found in North America. You can find them in the late spring through early autumn at ORPI. They move really slow, and you have to try pretty hard to get bit. We don't recommend it. It hurts, and they don't let go.