Wildlife

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Tornado Cleanup Continues At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

On Tuesday, tourists hit the trails at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. After storms on Monday, they watched in awe as Grevy’s Zebra walked right up to their cars.

CBS 11–04/28/2015

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North Texas Wildlife Hospital & Rehab Center In Danger Of Closing

It saves thousands of lives a year, as the only hospital and rehabilitation center of its kind in North Texas, but is in danger of shutting down.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2015

Nutmeg (Photo by Emily Trube, KRLD)

Trube Stories: ‘Squirrel Man’ Of Oak Cliff

What do you do when you find an injured wild animal in your yard? One man in Oak Cliff is a trained and licensed caretakers for wild animals of all kinds — including squirrels.

01/28/2015

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Dallas Safari Club Opens 2015 Convention With Little Controversy

It was the Fall of 2013 when the Dallas Safari Club attracted worldwide attention for putting together an auction for the chance to hunt a black rhino in Africa. The Club opened its 2015 convention Thursday, absent of that kind of controversy.

CBS 11–01/15/2015

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Adventure With A Purpose: Hog Hunting With Veterans Xtreme Adventures

Each week, we take you on a trek into the great Texas backcountry, often within just a short truck ride from the Metroplex.

09/30/2014

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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

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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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