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September 6, 2019

How Do Coyotes Really Impact Whitetails?

A new study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management gives an interesting look at how coyotes impact whitetail numbers. The expansion or recovery of predators can affect local prey populations. Since the 1940s, coyotes (Canis […]
September 4, 2019

Killer Skunks? European Armadillos?

Hollywood gets lots of things wrong. And one of the most glaring examples are references to wildlife in films. There are countless examples like CGI whitetail deer with elk antlers and any number of animals shown […]
August 28, 2019

Some Tribes Can Keep Eagle Parts

Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has revised its policy regarding the retention of eagle remains from tribes on lands within Indian Country. Federally recognized Tribes are now able to retain bald and golden […]
August 28, 2019

Getting Schooled On Wild Sheep

Award-winning wildlife journalist, Texas Fish & Game Editor-In-Chief and conservationist Chester Moore and his wife Lisa are giving away a month-long North American Wild Sheep curriculum to any educator whether home, private or public school.“We are […]
August 28, 2019

Black Bear Attacks On The Rise?

The Mansfield News Journal  has an interesting article about the rise of black bear attacks across the United States. In the last two decades, black bear attacks on humans, and fatal attacks in particular, have been […]
August 27, 2019

Aoudad Are Here To Stay

The aoudad (Barbary sheep) is now a part of the Southwestern landscape that will never leave it-at least not until something cataclysmic like a worldwide flood or giant astroid strikes the planet. I’m serious. Imported from […]
August 21, 2019

Boone & Crockett Club Welcomes Endangered Species Act Changes

According to the Boone and Crockett Club, one of the most significant pieces of legislation in the history of wildlife conservation, now almost 50 years old, is undergoing much-needed steps toward modernization to improve efficiency. Secretary of the Interior, […]
August 20, 2019
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Mule Deer Of The Plains

Panhandle Muleys Mule deer are an overlooked species in Texas. Due to living in the the most remote regions of the state relatively few people see them and even fewer understand their interesting history, especially in […]
August 14, 2019

The Mysterious Mountain Goat (Video)

The mountain goat is one of the least appreciated and understood game animals in North America. And that’s a shame since they are beautiful, unique and are one of the greatest hunting challenges to be found […]
August 14, 2019

Panther Encounter Proves Inspirational

(Panther Encounter)—Reannah Hollaway was hesitant to put the piece of raw chicken in her hand. “It feels gross,” she said. But as she brought the chicken toward the fence and a Florida panther gently took it, […]
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