Tuck Your Pant Legs Into Your Socks, People

*Our apologies to those email subscribers who received this post prematurely a few weeks ago* Here’s a rogue’s gallery of some of the leggier, spinier, weirder and downright scarier critters that have crossed our paths in the last few months traversing the Baja...

Rattlesnake Training: The Sequel

  The arroyo at Los Gatos was at first large, wide and open, gravel bottomed and easy to see our surroundings. Perfect for our morning bird walk. But as we gained elevation the arroyo began to close in, the mesquite and ironwood thick on both sides, and the...

Money Well Spent

A few days before we crossed the border into Mexico, about a month ago today, we made the last minute decision to have Wylie snake proofed. We figured it was only a matter of time before he stumbled across one of the Sonoran desert’s six foot rattlesnakes, and we...