Monument valley, Arizona, USA

Monument valley in Arizona is a series of incredible rock formations (and is not really a valley at all). Carved from the rocks over millions of years, these rock formations (mostly shale, sandstone and siltstone)  there is a surprising quantity of wildlife that holds on in this area. The whole area lies within Navajo Nation Reservation and is sacred to them.

Alongside a small range of mammals (Desert cottontail, Jackrabbits, mountain lions, Coyotes, there are also a variety of reptiles including lizards and iguanas, alongside birds such as the Red-tailed hawk and the tree sparrows.

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