Shoshone Springs hosts rare pupfish. Amargosa Desert, Shoshone RV Park, near Tecopa, California, USA.
Shoshone pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone) are unique to Shoshone Springs, which flow into the upper Amargosa River. Thought extinct in the 1960s, Shoshone pupfish were rediscovered in 1986 and protected by the land owner in restored ponds. The town of Shoshone and its springs are in the Amargosa Desert, near Tecopa, in Inyo County, California. You can camp overnight at Shoshone RV Park and swim in a developed hot springs pool. This image was stitched from multiple overlapping photos.Add to Lightbox Download