Friday, June 17, 2016

Arizona Highways shows off its wild side in latest book

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By Caroline Carpenter / ADOT Communications

If you enjoy receiving your Arizona Highways magazine in your mailbox each month – and even if you aren't a subscriber yet – you should check out the publication's coffee table books and guides. The Arizona Highways Wildlife Guide just came out, and it documents 125 native species in full-color photography with informative descriptions, conveniently organized by animal type.

Arizona-based naturalist Brooke Bessesen, who wrote the guide, is a Phoenix Zoo veterinary technician and scientific writer.

The guide is available at now. You can also pick up the book beginning June 30 at Costco, Barnes & Noble, Changing Hands Bookstore, and

Did you know that Arizona Highways, a publication of the Arizona Department of Transportation, publishes more than 20 books? They include:

Arizona Highways 100 Greatest Photographs is a full-color, hardcover book featuring 208 pages of the best photographs to ever appear in Arizona Highways magazine.

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Outdoor lovers can find their next adventure in the Arizona Highways Hiking Guide or the Arizona Highways Camping Guide.2016-0615-Hiking-Camping

There's even a book for the kids. Arizona Highways Backpacks of the Grand Canyon takes your children through the canyon, helping them identify unique plants and animals along the way.

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In addition to books, the Arizona Highways store also offers everything from holiday cards to dinner mugs and even socks printed with scenes from the Southwest.
Posted by Caroline Carpenter   |  Labels:  Arizona-Highways, arizona-highways-wildlife-guide, wildlife-guide


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