Gila Ben -- Friendliest Gila Monster in the Grand Canyon State
Gila Ben

Cactus Wren

The cactus wren was officially named the state bird of Arizona in 1973. The cactus wren is brown and tan with a black speckled chest and white lines over each eye. It is about eight inches long and likes to build nests in the protection of cholla cactus and other thorny desert plants. It usually builds many nests but lives in only one.

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State Fossil: Petrified Wood 

Capital City: Phoenix (see map)

State Mammal: Ringtail

State Amphibian: Arizona Tree Frog

State Reptile: Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake

State Bird: Cactus Wren

State Tree: Palo Verde

State Fish: Apache Trout

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State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom

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