Rabies Vaccines Dropped in Texas

Rabies Vaccines Dropped in Texas

Texas participates each January in distributing baits   Each January, Texas participates in distributing rabies vaccines. The vaccines come in the form of bait packets that can be orally taken by wildlife and help to vaccinate them against the disease. The bait...
Invasive Bird Species At Risk of Extinction

Invasive Bird Species At Risk of Extinction

Annual bird survey tracks numbers Each year, a group of people gathers to participate in the annual winter bird count in which they help track bird species, their numbers and where they dwell. This is a crucial task as the Audubon Society states that about two-thirds...
Sightings of Coyotes Still On The Rise

Sightings of Coyotes Still On The Rise

One local man was bitten in the foot Coyotes are usually rarely seen in the daytime or even near places where humans live. However, there has been an increase in sightings all over the United States. Things like urbanization contribute to the coyotes moving closer and...
Squirrels in the Lone Star State Mean Business

Squirrels in the Lone Star State Mean Business

The animals are taking on humans and reptiles In the state of Texas, there are plenty of animals that are considered “predatory.” Squirrels are usually not on that list. However, for one Texas neighborhood, a squirrel has taken over and become aggressive....
Wind Turbines Are One of the Biggest Threats to Bats

Wind Turbines Are One of the Biggest Threats to Bats

Experts coming up with ways to protect them Bat colonies in Texas and throughout the United States have been taking hits to their numbers over the last few decades. Things such as disease, human development, and wind turbines have all played a role in endangering the...
Snakes of Texas

Snakes of Texas

Venomous and non-venomous snakes you should know about Texas is home to the most variety of snake species in the United States with around 115 different species. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, many of those 115 species are not venomous and...
Rabid Animals in Texas

Rabid Animals in Texas

Numerous cases reported this year The rabies virus is present in the state of Texas year round. A rabid opossum found recently was the 25th case in the state for the year 2019. According to the State Department of Health Services, 21 bats, one skunk and three “others”...
Urban Coyotes In Texas

Urban Coyotes In Texas

Dog saves fellow dog from coyotes A dog in Magnolia, Texas is being looked at as a furry hero after saving another dog from a coyote attack. A pack of urban coyotes surrounded the neighbor dog in the middle of the night. The dog ran into the neighbor’s yard...
Moles In Texas

Moles In Texas

The critters digging tunnels in your yard Gophers and moles have been tunneling through yards in eastern Texas causing issues for residents. In the hunt for food, they tend to leave some damage in their wake, even causing erosion underneath the foundation of homes....
Bats Threatened In Texas

Bats Threatened In Texas

The animals are fighting disease and wind turbines Bats in Texas have been dwindling in numbers due to various factors. White nose syndrome has been spreading across the United States and is a disease that affects hibernating bat populations. When bats hibernate, they...