Texas wildlife

Where the Wild Things Are at Pecan Springs Karst Preserve

September 22, 2023 | By Robyn Ross

“To the bat cave!” Rachael Lindsey says with a grin. We’re standing at the base of a giant cottonwood near a spring-fed stream in northern Williamson County, about an hour north of Austin.

After Spring’s Mating Season, It’s Babies Gone Wild at Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway

August 16, 2023 | By Melissa Gaskill

The Texas State Parks system marks its 100th anniversary this year. With 89 parks, natural areas, and historic sites to choose from, visitors can experience all kinds of outdoor activities.

Houston’s New Land Bridge at Memorial Park Has Everyone Talking

February 10, 2023 | By Rebecca Deurlein

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

June 1, 2022 | By Clayton Maxwell

Watch out, David Attenborough. As we see in Texas’ first feature length natural history film, the smooth Texas twang that Matthew McConaughey utilizes so well for Lincoln commercials is ideally suited to narrate captivating nature scenes, too.

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

May 26, 2022 | By Asher Elbein

Prairie lizards and Texas spiny lizards have a lot in common. True, the prairie lizard is a svelte 5 inches, while Texas spiny lizard, also commonly called the “fence lizard,” is a tank topping out at 11 inches.

East Texas’ Swampy Wetlands Wouldn’t Exist Without Beavers

June 24, 2021 | By Julia Jones

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