Critters |
June 1, 1990

Animal Attractions

These seven creatures might be piggy-backed, whale-boned, dog-toothed, goat-eed, elephant-eared, turtle-necked, and bull-headed, but they’re stars just the same.

Critters |
May 31, 1988

Swimming to Oblivion

Marine scientists have struggled for ten years to establish a new colony of ridley sea turtles on South Padre Islands. All their efforts may have been in vain.

Critters |
September 1, 1987

Shark!

Three shark attacks on the Texas coast this summer are making swimmers edgy and chambers of commerce ask one question: what’s going on out there?

Critters |
May 31, 1986

Texas Primer: The Fire Ant

Baby Calves, children, even the agriculture commissioner: no one is safe from this tiny deamon.

Critters |
June 1, 1984

The Wild Side of Town

You don’t have to go to the country or the zoo to see wild animals; there are lizards in downtown buildings, gators in the creeks, and deer in the parking lots.

Health |
June 30, 1981

Fangs

Now is the time to unlearn everything you’ve ever heard about snakebite.

Critters |
April 30, 1980

A Dog’s Life

Fighting over a black neighborhood in Austin; corralling the irascible Bull of the Brazos; fussing and feuding with the DAR; monkeying around with the San Antonio Zoo.

Critters |
February 1, 1977

Coping

Living in the country is all you ever wanted—and probably more than you bargained for.

Sports |
April 1, 1976

The Horseman and His Apocalypse

People bring their gangly quarter horse colts to Bubba Werner to transform into winners. Now and again, he does.

Critters |
March 31, 1974

Semi-Tuft

Forget your Dallas cowboys and your Houston Astros. Texas’ real champions count birds once a year at freeport. They’re not bird watchers, they’re birders. And therein lies a tail.

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