• Lower Cliff Dwelling

    Tonto

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Visitor Center is closed

    The Visitor Center and bookstore will be closed for several weeks for construction. A temporary Visitor Center will be set up in the parking lot. The trail to the Lower Cliff Dwelling will be open during this period. No entrance fees will be collected.

Arizona Bat

Arizona Bat
Myotis lucifugus occultus

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Wingspan: 9 – 11”; Body length: 1 1/2 – 2”
Diet: small insects

The Arizona bat is a subspecies of the Little Brown Bat, which is found from central Alaska to central Mexico.

Insects are usually captured with a wingtip, and transferred to a scoop formed by the tail and interfemoral membrane (between the legs) before being eaten.

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striped skunk

Four different varieties of skunk have been seen at Tonto National Monument - the hooded, hog-nosed, striped, and spotted. They may look different, but they all smell the same! More...