Bat Watching In Texas

Bat Watching In Texas

The activity is gaining popularity A large Texas ranch is coming up for sale for an asking price of $26 million. The ranch is home to one of the world’s largest bat caves and would include that cave in the sale of the land. According to the Texas Nature...
Battling the Spread of Rabies

Battling the Spread of Rabies

State-led vaccine drop helping combat the disease Another rabid animal was found in Texas recently. The animal this time was a skunk and it was tested positive for the rabies virus after coming into contact with a resident’s dog. The dog is now required to be...
Coyote Mating Season Is Here

Coyote Mating Season Is Here

Why you will see more of them around Coyote mating season has begun in Texas. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, coyote mating season typically begins around mid-January and ends during the first part of March. During these months, coyotes can...
Dangerous Snake Bites Toddler

Dangerous Snake Bites Toddler

Copperheads often strike without warning A two-year-old girl was bitten by a copperhead snake at her daycare recently and was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital. The child was cared for and was able to survive the bite. Copperheads are extremely venomous and...
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...