Can Rodents Climb Walls?

A question we’re asked quite often, is “how well can rodents climb?” The answer depends largely on the definition of “climbing,” and which rodent the question refers to.  Some rodents, such as rabbits, can and do climb, but not high. 

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic July 14th!

Rattlesnake avoidance training for dogs is being offered July 14, 2018 in Phelan, CA. If you are interested in making an appointment to have your dog(s) trained, please CONTACT US with your name, contact email address, phone number, and the

Caution: It’s Nesting Season for Birds!

Pictured above are just hatched ravens (Corvus corax) and eggs that could hatch at any moment. One egg can be seen in the lower left corner. It is blue and speckled. As Spring makes an appearance and the days begin to

Yes, We Have Deer (and Mountain Lions) in the Mojave Desert

We are often asked if mountain lions, also known as pumas,  live in the Mojave Desert. It is commonly believed that mountain lions cannot survive in a desert environment, because the primary diet of many mountain lions is deer.   While

Why using rodent poison is dangerous

Wild animals in desert habitats are truly amazing in the ways they have evolved to survive, in what is often one of the most inhospitable climates on Earth.  Whether predator, scavenger, or prey, there is a lot of competition for

Our Blog

Welcome to OUR Blog Often, we’re asked questions about the types of work that we do, and about issues involving local wildlife.    We’ll post stories and videos about “all things wildlife” in our beautiful Mojave Desert region. Some posts