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Webcams Offer Unflinching Look At Nature

Wildlife webcam operators around the world are grappling with a problem. Viewers do not want to see any harm come to the critters that they have grown to love.

06/26/2014

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Mansfield Opens ‘Unique’ 80-Acre Park

The city of Mansfield opened a new, 80-acre park on Saturday along the northern edge of Walnut Creek.

01/25/2014

Lucca, 13, was a female tiger who died from canine distemper at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center. (credit: In-Sync Exotics)

Virus Outbreak That Killed 7 North Texas Big Cats Appears Over

A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.

12/09/2013

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

A coyote walks through a park. (credit: Getty Images/David McNew)

Residents: Brazenness Of Coyotes Cause For Concern

Duck Creek in Richardson is a beautiful sanctuary for walkers, cyclists, birds and even turtles. But its banks are also home to dozens of coyotes.

CBSDFW.COM–10/07/2013

(Source: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center)

Sixth Tiger Dies From Canine Distemper In Wylie

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center has lost another one of its tigers to canine distemper.

08/12/2013

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Texans Among Winners In Moose Hunting Lottery

The state of Maine has selected the winners of more than 4,000 moose hunting permits and several Texans will be going after the big game.

06/17/2013

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November’s Activity Of The Month: Camping

Camping is a great way to connect with nature and your loved ones. Whether it’s stargazing, s’mores and stories around the campfire or encounters with night owls, crickets and other wildlife, you’ll be sure to bond over your experiences.

11/01/2012

The before and after picture of the dead white-winged dove Ryan Adams found in his yard. (credit: Ryan Adams)

Dove Dinner Lands Texas Man In Hot Water With Law

A Texas man is in hot water with the law after cooking and eating a dove that had flown against the side of his home, broke its neck and died.

KRLD–10/11/2012

Raccoon

Roscoe The Raccoon Gets Reprieve From Judge

One of the most popular attractions at a McKinney wildlife sanctuary has been at the center of a controversy over whether it should live or die.

06/29/2012

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Cougars Spreading Across The Midwest

Cougars are spreading across the Midwest, as far south as Texas, a century after the generally reclusive predators were hunted to near extinction in much of the region.

06/14/2012

An Egret. (Credit: Getty Images)

Egrets Return To North Texas, Landing In Fort Worth

Egrets, the migratory birds known by many for the trouble they caused a Carrollton neighborhood last fall, have made a new home in Fort Worth.

06/09/2012

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