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June 27, 2018

A Shark With Attitude

Shark! Say that word anywhere and people pay attention. Shout it at the beach and you will people running for the sand. Sharks are one of the most interesting creatures in the ocean and over the […]
September 13, 2017

Catching GIANT opossum, seeing how a rat snakes climb trees (video)

TF&G Editor-In Chief Chester Moore loves wildlife and these clips show him catching the biggest opossum we have ever seen and showing how rat snakes climb trees.
June 27, 2017
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Black bear attacks-a reality check

In two days, two people last week were killed by separate black bear attacks in Alaska. Erin Johnson, 27, was killed while doing contract work with Ellen Trainor, 38,  who was also attacked but survived with […]
June 20, 2017

Do hogs really attack people? These do…

The feral hog is the subject of much media hype. With numerous “reality” shows based on pursuing and eradicating them they are a go-to species for wildlife coverage. I’ll never forget watching a program that said […]
May 16, 2017

Monkey encounters deer at TX hunter’s feeder (photos & more)

Last week’s posts on feral snow monkeys in Texas have garnered a tremendous amount of interest. Our goal is always to raise awareness to wildlife and in the case of exotics it is good to let […]
May 15, 2017

Journey of a wayward Texas bear

About 10 years ago, a man by the name of Al Weaver sent me a photo of a black bear he encountered while hog hunting with dogs. The interesting part is that he was hog hunting […]
May 11, 2017

“Black panther” photographed in Texas?

“Black panther” reports are common in the American South. Accounts of mysterious black cats crossing the road in front of motorists or seen by hunters are frequent but are rarely backed up by photography. In my […]
May 10, 2017

More on Texas monkeys (photos & stories)

Wow! The response to our story on feral monkeys in South Texas has been tremendous. Since our original posting we have received several interesting stories and photos from people who have encountered these animals. First up […]
May 7, 2017

Feral monkeys in Texas? (Photo and video)

The thorn-filled plains of South Texas are the epitome of biodiversity. From the gorgeous green jay to the massive indigo snake the region is a wildlife haven. As a veteran bowhunter climbed into a stand overlooking […]
May 7, 2017

Wild boars kill Isis fighters

A stampede of wild boars killed three Isis Jihadi fighters in Iraq recently. According to the Times of London the large group of boars were living in the dense reeds in the al-Rashad region on the […]