Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 14, 2016

Gators in Texas

No animal symbolizes the marshes of coastal Texas better than the American alligator. Once an endangered species, the population rose enough to open a hunting season in 1984 and now thanks to solid management by the Texas […]
May 23, 2016

Wild in Texas

Between Texas Fish & Game and our Kingdom Zoo project, it has been a truly wild year out in the field. The great passion of my professional career is sharing with you the amazing wildlife of […]
February 21, 2016

“Wild Wishes” (video)

It was a beautiful moment. A sweet, young girl who had recently lost her father, got the opportunity to pet and interact with her favorite animal-a zebra. A few months earlier at church, the Holy Spirit […]
January 31, 2016

Monster Hogs: The Quest (Video)

October 22, 2015

Snakemaster Speaks: A Conversation with Austin Stevens

No one knows snakes like Austin Stevens. When his program Austin Steven’s “Snakemaster” debuted on Animal Planet a decade ago, wildlife enthusiasts around the world were mesmerized not only with the serpents he encountered on film, […]
February 16, 2015

Wild Wishes

It was a beautiful moment. A sweet, young girl who had recently lost her father, got the opportunity to pet and interact with her favorite animal-a zebra. A few months earlier at church, the Holy Spirit […]
January 28, 2015

Snakes, shrews and sloths! (video)

Source:: Kingdom Zoo
December 15, 2014

Giant hogs are for real…or are they?

  Hogzilla. That is the name bestowed upon a huge hog killed in 2004 by Chris Griffin on Ken Holyoak’s hunting preserve. As the story goes, the hog was 12 feet long and weighed 1,000 pounds. […]
December 8, 2014

The Search for “Little Foot”

Kingdom Zoo has partnered with Bear Creek Feline Center in Panama City, Fla. to take their “Search for Little Foot” to Texas. The “Little Foot” they are referring to is the jaguarundi, a smallish, mysterious cat […]
November 26, 2014

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 were about 1/3 the size of the average Texas Hill Country […]