here) across a separate highway (pretty sad when Arizona does more to support wildlife than California...). In addition to bighorn sheep, the site also hosts a robust population of burrowing owls that feast on small rodents and insects. Mexican free-tailed bats, red-tailed hawks, and golden eagles are also active in the area.
|A Mohave tui chub at a spring near Zyzzx. This fish only exists at a handful of places in the Mojave Desert. Bechtel could jeopardize one of the last remaining refuges for this species.|
|These bighorn sheep were part of a group of six that had just finished drinking at MC Spring at Zzyzx. If BLM allows Bechtel to build its solar project, these sheep may lose an important water source.|