New River AZ hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in New River Arizona USA. Arizona attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Warnings, anecdotes and travel advice from Camelopard.com. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Arizona.
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Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
Desert bighorn sheep, garter snakes, Gambel's quail, coyotes, spiny lizards, ospreys, woodpeckers, mountain lions (cougars), weasels, gray foxes, desert kit foxes, more than one species of rattlesnake, coatimundis (coatis), javelinas (peccaries), bull snakes, beavers, reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, kestrels, ring-tailed cats, peregrine falcons, wild turkeys, cottontail rabbits, bald eagles, desert tortoises, hummingbirds, bats, gila monsters, reintroduced California condors, sandhill cranes, greater roadrunners, whiptail lizards, occasional jaguars, turkey vultures (buzzards), skunks, elk (wapiti), kingfishers, burrowing owls, mule deer, great blue herons, mountain plovers, white-winged doves, horned lizards, jackrabbits, badgers, meadow jumping mice, mourning doves, white-faced ibises, bobcats, black bears and pronghorn antelopes are among the wild animals of Arizona.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Ghosts, Legends and Monsters in Arizona
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 draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; 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; 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 among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
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; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; and 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?), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
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