Texas Fish & Game

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May 2, 2018

Bigfoot In Texas? Read This

One of the most popular trends of late has been the search for Cryptid (undiscovered) animals and the most popular of which is Bigfoot.  Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Skunk Ape, Sabine Thing, Caddo Critter and any of a […]
May 2, 2018

A Look At “Counterfeit Copperheads” And Other Snakes

Copperheads Or Not During this past spring I received three emails showing images of dead snakes. Each snake appeared well and truly hammered, limp and broken and bloody. One was a hognose snake. One was a […]
April 28, 2018

Great White Shark Headed To Texas?

Jaws Comeback A 12.5 foot great white shark named Hilton has turned up in the Gulf of Mexico and is swimming west from the the Florida Panhandle according to an article at The Huffington Post. The […]
April 26, 2018

Groups Investigating Laguna Madre Seagrass For Ducks, Fish Habitat

Habitat For Ducks Concern for the habitat that supports about 80 percent of the world’s redhead ducks has led Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC) and the University of Tamaulipas’ (UT) Institute of Applied Ecology to launch […]
April 25, 2018

TPWD Takes Deep Look At Alligator Gar

Gar The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) unveiled a new website April 13 to educate and inform Texans about alligator gar – the largest freshwater fish in Texas and one of the largest freshwater fishes […]
April 24, 2018

Did You Know Texas Has Swift Foxes? (Video)

Swift Foxes Texas outdoors lovers are likely familiar with the red and gray foxes but there is another species. Swift foxes are a small variety indigenous to western Texas and the Panhandle that is facing some […]
April 16, 2018

Disease That Has Killed Millions of Bats Hits Central Texas

The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas. Though no bat deaths have been attributed to […]
April 11, 2018

The Scariest Animals In the World

Scariest Animals This week, I thought it would be fun to check out some of the scariest animals. You know the kind you would least want to encounter on a cool, spring night when the wind […]
April 3, 2018

Javelina Lost Half Its Range in Last 70 Years

Javelina Problems The javelina (collared peccary) is a game animal in Texas and it has lost 2/3 of its native range in 70 years. This species is a denizen of the arid regions of Texas. At one time […]
March 30, 2018

200 Pound Mountain Lion Killed in Texas

Officials with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will be studying a mountain lion (cougar) road killed by a high school student north of Mineral Wells. According to a story at KHOU.Com  a Graford High School student […]
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