Wildlife

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

(credit: Axel Heimken/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

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

(credit: MIGUEL ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Campers take a rest near their tent. (credit: MYCHELE DANIAU/AFP/Getty Images)

May’s Activity Of The Month: Camping

Want to take your family camping, but don’t know where to start? Texas Outdoor Family Workshops make it fun and easy for your family to learn how to camp!

05/01/2012

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Research Finds Fire Ants Harming Prairie Chickens

Fire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.

04/06/2012

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Deer Hunting In Dallas Up For Discussion

Deer hunting in Dallas County could soon become a reality. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is taking comments on that proposal online and in meetings across the state.

03/11/2012

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