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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Offering a detailed look at the desert landscape, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a natural history museum, a zoo, and a botanical garden all in one place. The museum features displays of living plants and animals native to the Sonoran Desert including some rare species such as the thick-billed parrot, margay, Mexican wolf, ocelot, desert pupfish, bonytail chub, jagaurundi, Gila topminnow, Sonora chub, and razorback sucker. There are more than 40,000 plants representing 1,200 flora species as well as a mineral, gem, and fossil collection.
Part of Sonoran Desert, Saguaro National Park extends to the east and west of Tucson. This desert area boasts abundant flora and fauna flourishing in spite of the scorching heat. Visitors in the park can see the candelabra cactuses, the tallest cactus species in entire North America. The park also features birds like cactus wren and Gila woodpecker living on the cactuses, desert tortoises, rattlesnakes, and the Gila monster. Saguaro National Park offers various hiking trails of different lengths.
Tucson Mountain Park
Home to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Old Tucson Movie Studios, Tucson Mountain Park is spread in an area of around 20,000 acres featuring extensive trails for biking, hiking, and horseback riding. Many visitors come here to simply enjoy picnicking and relish the sunset. The park is home to various wildlife species such as bobcats, mountains lions, and more.
Pima Air and Space Museum
The largest privately funded air museum in the world, Pima Air and Space Museum boasts more than 300 aircraft and spacecraft. The exhibits in the museum include historical aircraft most famous among which are replica of a 1903 Wright Brothers Flyer and John F Kennedy's presidential plane.