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Scary Stories, Folklore, Ghosts, Legends, Myths and Monsters in Arizona
The thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?); the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; and the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
Tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs; and the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
Beavers, whiptail lizards, woodpeckers, wild turkeys, more than one species of rattlesnake, coatimundis (coatis), bats, meadow jumping mice, white-winged doves, kingfishers, mule deer, bald eagles, cottontail rabbits, hummingbirds, gray foxes, great blue herons, burrowing owls, badgers, ring-tailed cats, reintroduced California condors, desert kit foxes, mourning doves, greater roadrunners, black bears, occasional jaguars, weasels, garter snakes, pronghorn antelopes, jackrabbits, desert tortoises, skunks, gila monsters, white-faced ibises, bull snakes, ospreys, sandhill cranes, mountain plovers, reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, desert bighorn sheep, turkey vultures (buzzards), mountain lions (cougars), javelinas (peccaries), spiny lizards, elk (wapiti), horned lizards, peregrine falcons, Gambel's quail, bobcats, coyotes and kestrels are among the wild animals of Arizona.
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