America’s desert southwest is chocked full of wildlife of every shape, size and species. But some are dangerous and can cause injury or even death even though they are amongst the smallest of the animal kingdom. Desert spiders of the southwest United States are some of those that can pack a mean punch should you encounter them. So, it’s best to just stay clear of these venomous arachnids!
In the small desert town of Quartzsite, Arizona, a lesser-known historical achievement took place involving the United States Army, a middle eastern man and camels. The project was called The Great Camel Experiment. And Quartzsite is the place that honors the who proved to the U.S. government that camels outlasted other means of transporting military supplies across the desert southwest.