Wallow Fire: Wildlife Get Caught in the Smoke

A lone elk in the smoky haze of the White Mountains. Forest Service and Arizona Game and Fish department staff plan to assess the impacts of the Wallow fire on wildlife.

A pronghorn on alert as the Wallow Fire burns on.

Two pairs of ducks take flight. Biologists believe the fire may be disrupting the breeding and nesting cycles of some songbirds, raptors, waterfowl and other avian species.

A smoky sunrise greets cattle on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in the White Mountains.

Command Central at the rodeo grounds in Eagar.

The Apache National Forest sign near Springerville, east of Greer.


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