All photos by Dan Sandri

Ammophila pruinosa female

Tarantula hawk on Asclepias subulata (Rush milkweed)

Bee in mallow

Bee in flower

Long-nosed leopard lizard

Eitan with tarantula hawk

Eitan discovering that Joshua trees are not fun to climb

Anyone interested in walking up the Kelso Dunes?

Irrepressible Eitan

Why I wouldn’t let Eitan walk barefoot — sidewinder tracks!

The trudge begins

Eitan and Jay setting out

Gorgeous dunes

it’s very steep

nearing the crest

Eitan’s up

along the dune’s edge

made it



































































Eitan’s panoramic video clip from the top of Kelso Dunes