Which desert animals are dangerous?

What wildlife do you need to watch out for in the Southwest desert during the spring?—The EditorsSanta Fe, New Mexico

Tony Nester

Funny, this question came up as a friend and I were out hiking in the desert recently, discussing whether snakes would be out this early, when we nearly stepped upon a big fella camouflaged on the trail!

Basically, anything that spews venom, su