Merlin Tuttle has spent his career dispelling myths about bats. Now he’s defending them once again.
In Houston, officials say people are coming into more and more contact with otters, owls, and other animals.
Facebook groups and online auction sites are helping junior exhibitors who didn’t get to show and sell at the Houston Rodeo and other events this year.
A single case of COVID-19 was all it took to bring Houston's favorite celebration to its knees.
Lilly the capuchin monkey got loose following a burglary at home—and there are conflicting reports on her fate.
These creatures—some creepy crawlers, some fearsome beasts, some microscopic threats—can and will kill you, maybe.
The invasive species hitches rides on contaminated boats from one body of water to the next.
This marsupial on the lam from an exotic wildlife ranch has become the talk of the Hill Country.
A heroic pet was shot and killed protecting his family in Houston, proving once more that dogs are the best of all of us.
My father always pampered his pets. So when he fell ill and moved in with us, it was no surprise that his corgi came to rule our home. What I didn’t expect was for Trilby to care for me after Dad was gone.
It's the opposite of a bum steer.
A step towards a less partisan future. Or at least a furrier, friendlier one.
Current hobbies include clinging to their mothers's fur and waiting to grow up.
A few words on Sully, the former president’s late-in-life pal.
The snake’s owner was terrified that someone was going to steal his pet.
When the finalists for Amarillo's new Double-A baseball team were announced, they raised eyebrows. But thanks to a catchy song, sod poodles are winning over Amarilloans.
Austin’s Greater Calvary Bible Church believes the sport is a training ground for essential life lessons. Here’s how the congregation’s efforts defy hunting trends across the state.
Emily McCullar on hunting's place in her life, plus a tour through her glossary of hunting terms.
For his latest book, photographer Randal Ford took a walk on the wild(life) side.
Whitetail season is nearly upon us. Here are the destinations that belong at the top of every hunter’s bucket list.
A brief primer so the next time you get an invite to your buddy’s deer stand, you won’t booger things up.
"We both watch the blood and steam spill out into the winter air. At this point, it is not unusual for at least one of us to cry."
The gear is better, the antlers are grander, and the price of admission has shot way up. Welcome to the new world of Texas hunting.
The deer industry is booming. Participation in the sport is not.
And here's how we'll make it. Get the agents for Sissy Spacek, Debra Winger, and Margo Martindale on the horn!
The two wounded warriors—both Purple Heart recipients—had an emotional reunion.
The cowboy hat-wearing trio warmed hearts at the Texas Rural Health Services center in La Grange.
Life on the ranch was hard enough already, and full of uncertainty. Then a string of dead calves turned up, and everything pointed to murder. But why? And how? A Longview mystery.
Miss Helen is safe and sound after being stolen from the San Antonio Aquarium over the weekend.
That’s one way to approach the issue.
She’s one of just a few hundred white lions in the world.
According to police, the Caldwell County man bit the snake’s rattle off before he released it.
A nightmarish tale. Er, head.
No horses were harmed in the filming of this video. In fact, one was saved.
Spoiler: We have no idea, but 2018 is wild.
My cat was a fearless hunter who stalked the countryside—until she squared off with a rattlesnake.
San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth all place in the U.S. Postal Service’s list of the top fifteen worst offenders, too.
Not all of them are trained service animals.
Emergency crews are on a mission in a half-shell.
Meet the furry good luck totem of Houston Heights.
The zoo’s residents are no fans of the Dodgers.
We sat down with our former staffer to talk about his new book, 'American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West'.
How to handle the zit-sized pustule that those evil little @$*!%*#@%&!s leave behind.
That is some expensive steak.
As people begin to pick up the pieces after Harvey, Best Friends Animal Society seeks to reunite furry companions with their humans.
Just look at these little guys.
When Hurricane Harvey hit Hungerford, seventeen-year-old Logan Goudeau and her community came together to save their livestock. By helicopter.
Bretagne was always good at finding things when others couldn't. But her defining moment came in September 2001, when she traveled to New York City with Texas Task Force 1 in the days following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
The lessons learned in 2005 informed the rescue operations in Houston and the Gulf Coast.
The fierce black birds have been terrorizing the UT campus. But that’s nothing new.