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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

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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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March’s Activity Of The Month: Wildlife Viewing

Discover the wildlife of Texas! Bring your camera, binoculars, or simply your interest in the outdoors along to special events in state parks near you, or travel along a Great Texas Wildlife Trail for an experience in nature you and your family will never forget.

03/01/2012

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Biologist Says Warm Winters May Lure Vampire Bats

A Texas biologist said that recent milder winters in the U.S. may attract some bloodthirsty vampire bats up from Central America and into Texas.

02/22/2012

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Rare Snowy Owl Spotted In DFW Area

What’s believed to be a rare snowy owl has turned up at a Dallas-area lake, and the buzz about the bird has been drawing crowds.

02/22/2012

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Texas Drought Threatens Only Surviving Whooping Cranes

Raising its slim, white neck out of the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the world’s last surviving whooping cranes hungrily searches a Texas marsh for the blue crabs and berries it devours during its annual migration to the Gulf Coast.

01/09/2012

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Texas Deer Breeder Guilty Of Illegal Transport

An East Texas man running a deer-breeding facility has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife charges over his acquisition of some animals.

12/16/2011

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Texas Voters Approve 7 Constitutional Amendments

Texas voters approved seven constitutional amendments on Tuesday, which will allow new cooperation between cities and counties.

11/09/2011

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Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In Grapevine

A mechanic at Park Place Lexus in Grapevine had a special wildlife assignment when he saved a hawk that was stuck in the grille of a car.

10/18/2011

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Hummingbirds Need Help In Texas Drought

Experts say the Texas drought has left behind parched conditions that could threaten hundreds of thousands of migrating hummingbirds.

08/29/2011

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Texas Drought Bringing Critters Closer To Homes

As if the Texas heat wave has not been bad enough, wildlife experts said that homeowners should prepare themselves for a bump in critters.

08/25/2011

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DFW Area Lakes: There Really Is Something For Everyone

As we quickly find ourselves in the throes of the summer heat here in Texas, many of us would love to get away to the lake.

08/13/2011

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