Nevada Trivia Book!

Nevada Trivia Book!

New for 2017, “Battle Born Nevada Trivia” is a new comprehensive trivia book by Martin T. Smith. He saves a few of his favorite stories from his sold-out book, “Nevada Outhouse Trivia,” and adds 24 new short stories, new Nevada trivia, great...
Philip Deidesheimer

Philip Deidesheimer

  Philip Deidesheimer   If you are old enough to remember watching “Bonanza” on television, or perhaps if you had a good Nevada history teacher, you may have heard of Philip Deideshesheimer. Appropriately for Nevadans, on October 31, 1959 the television...
Wildlife Profile / The Jackalope

Wildlife Profile / The Jackalope

  The Nevada Jackalope (NevadaLepus-temperamentalus) is one of the rarest animals in the world. A cross between an extinct pygmy-deer and a species of killer-rabbit, they are extremely shy unless provoked. None have ever been captured alive, but a few Jackalope’s...
Wildlife Profile / Desert Bighorn Sheep

Wildlife Profile / Desert Bighorn Sheep

  Scientific Name: Ovis canadensis nelsoni Classification: Mammal Size: Length: 5 feet. Height: 2 ½ – 3 ¼ (at shoulders). Weight: male 140 – 180 pounds. Female 90 – 150 pounds Life Span: 6 – 8 years. A ram in the river mountains lived at least 18 years. A ewe in...