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Rare Paddlefish Being Stocked At East Texas Lake

About 2,000 more paddlefish will be released into an East Texas lake after apparent success with initial restocking of the rare creatures.

09/23/2014

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Looks Into Threats Ahead Of Dallas Rhino Hunt Auction

The FBI is investigating death threats made against members of the Dallas hunting club that intends to auction off a rare permit to kill an endangered black rhino.

01/08/2014

A wild male black rhino is pictured. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Safari Club Criticized For Auctioning Endangered Rhino Hunt

The Dallas Safari Club is holding an auction with what seems to be a strange premise. Participants can bid on the chance to hunt an endangered African black rhino. Proceeds from the auction then go toward protecting the very same endangered rhinos.

CBSDFW.COM–10/28/2013

Whooping Crane (Earl Nottingham, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.)

Whooping Crane Sightings Expected As Texas Migration Begins

North America’s tallest birds, the Whooping Crane (Grus americana), have begun their annual 2,400-mile fall migration from Canada to Texas.

10/18/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Baby Elephant Cools Off In Kiddie Pool

The youthful fascination for child visitors to the Fort Worth zoo was enhanced this week when zoo officials added a child’s inflatable pool to the elephants’ enclosure. Baby elephant Belle is taking full advantage of her new pool; cooling off and entertaining zoo guests.

08/01/2013