809-pound tiger shark fed to Texas poor, homeless
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — An 809-pound tiger shark caught in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans. Timon’s Ministries in Corpus Christi set up the donation of about 75 pounds of shark meat. Executive director... Read more
This Worm is Truly, Deeply Terrifying
This unsettling creature is called Eunice aphroditois, or colloquially the Bobbit worm. These critters can grow up to three meters long and have pincers capable of slicing its (sometimes larger) prey right in half. Also? It injects a toxin into its prey to make it easier to digest. Yum.... Read more
TPWD Annual Public Hearing in Houston Next Week
AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold its annual public hearing at 2 p.m. Weds., Aug. 20 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The public is invited to give their input on agency related issues. Each speaker is given three minutes to address the Commission. The... Read more
Open Carry Texas met with anger, armed protestors at meeting Houston (VIDEO)
Open Carry Texas planned a march in Houston’s Fifth Ward, but when leaders from the area and the group met, things quickly got heated. Protestors, some of them armed, of the controversial group shouted, “You are not welcome here today or Saturday.” And the Fifth Ward’s leaders questioned the... Read more
Study: Amazon’s Biggest Fish Faces Threat Of Extinction
HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – One of the biggest fresh-water fish species in the world is in danger of dying out, reports Live Science. The arapaima can grow up to 10 feet long and weigh over 400 pounds. They are quickly disappearing from the Amazon River basin that has been... Read more
Judge rules AR-15s not covered under Constitution, and are ‘dangerous and unusual’
A federal judge upheld Maryland’s ban of AK and AR-styled weapons, erroneously referring to as “assault rifles,” and ruled their ban as constitutional under her claim that they “fall outside Second Amendment protection as dangerous and unusual arms.” She opinion, published Tuesday, also approved Maryland’s ban on other types... Read more
Mystery fish baffles experts after washing up in Tathra
THERE is something fishy happening in the waters off Tathra. A random find on a morning stroll has sparked an international scientific mystery as a fish of unknown origins continues to leave experts baffled. Tathra local Don Cotterill became involved in this fishy tale when a friend asked him... Read more
Antlerless Buck Battles Rival with Full Rack, Guess Who Wins [VIDEO]
No antlers? No problem. The antlerless buck in this video proves he’s one tough son of a gun as he goes head to head with a rival buck carrying a full rack. Take a wild guess which one wins the fight. You might be surprised. We don’t know when this video was filmed,... Read more