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Hummingbirds in Texas

The tiniest of all birds descend on Texas every Spring as they migrate northward.  18 species of hummingbirds have been identified in Texas with 9 being common.  The greatest variety are found in West Texas.  The Davis Mountains and Chisos … Continue reading

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Javelina in Texas

  The javelina is not really a pig but a member of their own family, the peccary.   Only one of the three different species is found in the United States, the collared peccary or javelina.  (have ah lee nah) … Continue reading

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National Hunting and Fishing Day

Texas and the nation celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 27th, 2008.  Congress has set aside the 4th Saturday of September every year as National Hunting and Fishing Day, a public reminder that good conservation depends on hunters, … Continue reading

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Pronghorn Antelope in Texas

Texas Parks & Wildlife biologists have completed a study showing a considerable drop in the population of the Pronghorn Antelope in portions of Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties in West Texas.  The region west of the Pecos River known as … Continue reading

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Mountain Lions in Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has published a brochure titled Mountain Lions In Texas.  You may obtain a copy by calling the Wildlife Division 800-792-1112 or 512-389-4403.  The information outlines a study conducted from 1983-2001 stating “Sightings and mortality reports have … Continue reading

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