Sonoran-Madrean Transition Zone
FOCAL SPECIES: Arizona Mud Turtle (Kinosternon arizonense)
The Madrean Sky Islands of Southern Arizona and northern Sonora support a rich and unique freshwater turtle fauna. ATO maintains a long-term radiotelemetry study of the Arizona Mud Turtle in south-central Arizona, a partnership with Arizona Game and Fish and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.