Author Archives: Chester

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Jaguar Truths (Pt. 1)

A few years back a friend asked me what would be the first thing I would buy if I inherited a vast fortune or otherwise…

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Dwarf Whitetails Update

Last summer Kingdom Zoo started soliciting information about tiny or “dwarf” whitetail deer. My father and uncle both reported seeing fully developed whitetail bucks that…

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Manatee in Texas? Yes!

Last week we reported on a manatee spotted near Lake Calcasieu just a few miles east of the Texas-Louisiana border. Now we have a confirmed…

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War and Wildlife

The human tragedy of war is horrific. It must be the first concern in any conflict. The cost to wildlife however can often be tremendous…

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Gentle Giants-On the Move?

Manatees are on the move-at least along the Intracoastal Waterway corridor in Louisiana. A recent verified sighting near Lake Calcasieu near the Texas-Louisiana border shows…

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East Texas Bear

Kingdom Zoo reader Jimmy Sligar got the game camera photo of a lifetime a few weeks ago. He got this shot of a black bear…

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World’s Scariest Animals Pt. 2

A few days ago we looked at some of the world’s scariest animals and the response was great, so I thought it would be fun…

Creature Feature: Tarantula!

Creature Feature: Tarantula!

On this week’s episode of The Creature Feature we profile a chaco golden knee tarantula. Enjoy! Source:: Kingdom Zoo