Arizona is home to a wide array of animals, many of which are just as beautiful and interesting as the state's amazing scenery.
Here is our list of 10 Arizona animals or insects you'll want to see for yourself!
When you see the ringtail cat, you will realize that it is also smaller than the average pet cat. Its tail is noticeable with black and white rings—where it gets its name from—and its tail is almost as long as its body.
The Gila Monster is a large lizard that lives in Arizona. It can grow very large, too. It has bright colors that look intriguing and fascinating to get up close and see. Be careful, because they are also venomous.
It is not a good idea to disrupt the Africanized bee colonies that you might see in Arizona; they can turn out to be fatal. A few people, each year, are killed because of sometimes unintentionally disturbing the Africanized honey bees.