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Harvester Ants ​Most of us know ants as tiny pests that we’d rather not have in our kitchens, but these…

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Mountain Lion spotted in Fremont Canyon ​Mountain lions are rarely seen by humans, but they loom large in the imagination…

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Monitoring and Research

Hidden camera image of a mountain lion ​While the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks are known for beautiful outdoor settings and…

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Wildlife

A tarantula on the Landmarks ​From lizards and mice to tarantulas and bats, the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks are filled…

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Tarantula on the Landmarks Tarantulas are everywhere! These large arachnids can be spotted on trails all over the Irvine Ranch…

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Red-tailed Hawk Red-tailed hawks are some of the most stunning wildlife sights on the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks. Widespread throughout…

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A bee visits a native Cobweb Thistle. What do food, wildflowers, and modern medicine have in common? They all rely,…

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Gopher snake. Photo courtesy of Mark Friedman. Gopher snakes (Pituophis catenifer) are found in many different parts of North America,…

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Monitoring and Research

Mountain lions on camera ​Irvine Ranch Conservancy’s wildlife monitoring cameras help experts study local animals and habitats on the Landmarks Whether…

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Fox Sparrow In the fall, birds really do "fly south for the winter." Luckily the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks are…

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