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The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…Karnack.903-679-3351;tpwd.texas.gov The American paddlefish is the last surviving species of a 125-million-year-old family, according to Timothy Bister, a district fisheries…

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

…members of the two species in it. “The prairie lizards run and hide as soon as they see these big…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…by placing them in the center of their roving clusters. The sprightly, predatory theropods hunted the larger species. It’s hard…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…Of the 50 species on-site, about 20 of them are threatened or endangered. A 7.2-mile scenic driving tour of the…

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

…is heading down the two-lane highway in pursuit of the next bird species on the list. It’s another typical day…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Valley sites collectively boast more than 500 species of birds. One of the sites is located on South Padre Island….

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…it was one of two endangered shiner species that live in the Brazos—the sharpnose shiner and smalleye shiner. . Gene…

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

…a specialized subscription service for flies selected according to region, season, and species. Tabor started his guide business three years…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…many wildlife species that have recovered in Texas over the last couple of decades, like the bighorn sheep and pronghorn,…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…other Texas cities, Austin’s Quakers tend to seek glamor spots. Many species of parrots and parakeets have been released into…

Just Passing Through: Brownsville’s Wild Side

Just Passing Through: Brownsville’s Wild Side

…zoo specializing in endangered species, and worked diligently with the facility until her death in 1980. Known for its success…

Color in Motion

Color in Motion

…Butterfly Festival,” says Marianna Trevino-Wright, executive director of the National Butterfly Center. In 2014, participants recorded 115 species of butterflies….

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

Fewer than 100 Attwater’s prairie-chickens exist in the wild, but captive breeding programs offer hope for the species’ survival. (Photo…

Where the Birds Are

Where the Birds Are

…streaked gorget that he says could be a juvenile male; like the males in most bird species, the juveniles gradually…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…to Starr County in the Rio Grande Valley each fall in hopes of seeing avian species seemingly dressed for the…

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