Joe Exotic has a lot of competition. The big cat seen roaming a Houston neighborhood this week is just the latest.
Scientists at a Baylor College of Medicine lab in Houston are sequencing the genomes of the world’s animals, one strand at a time.
S. Kirk Walsh used her time with the animals and their caretakers for her new book, ‘The Elephant of Belfast.’
Last month’s winter storm decimated the state’s populations of the winged mammals, which may have lasting ecological effects.
Exotic species brought to Texas from Africa and Asia fared poorly in freezing temperatures.
The birds have been waddling around the Copper Grove neighborhood for years, but now some residents are crying fowl.
The Best Thing in Texas: Hundreds of People Are Knitting Tiny Sweaters for a Hairless Possum in Lubbock
Are possums ugly? Not when they’re wearing tiny purple sweaters, they’re not!
Crested caracaras used to range no farther north than Texas’s southern tip, but now they’re expanding across the state—perhaps because of climate change and habitat loss.
A Texas Program Has Achieved Remarkable Success in Protecting Rare Sea Turtles. So Why Does the National Park Service Want to Defund It?
The world’s most endangered sea turtle has made an impressive comeback, attracting thousands of visitors to North Padre Island, but now advocates say it may be at risk again.
Rewarding and ignoring are the two key tenets of dog training. They’ve helped me get through this summer, too.
As Texans flock to the hobby in record numbers, we convened a virtual staff roundtable to share tips.
Merlin Tuttle has spent his career dispelling myths about bats. Now he’s defending them once again.
Tips from Texans who trap, kill, and study wild pigs.
Emily McCullar on hunting's place in her life, plus a tour through her glossary of hunting terms.
"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.
These North Texas hikes will take you to spots that have helped shape our state’s history.
These hikes, through the Edwards Plateau and the Coastal Plains, will take you to quiet spots in some of the state’s most popular parks.
These hikes will take you on a tour of the towering forests behind the Pine Curtain.
That is some expensive steak.
Just look at these little guys.
Despite health risks, volunteers have stepped up to help in Harvey’s aftermath. Here’s a guide to safe mucking.
Caddo Lake is being consumed by the world’s most monstrous weed. Herbicides, kitchen strainers, and even blowtorches have failed to stop it. Now a local band of volunteers is making a last-ditch effort to save these treasured wetlands.
So much for second chances.
Amazing Pictures of the Houston Zoo’s Big Cats From National Geographic and Photographer Vincent J. Musi
Your move, cat pics people.
Kendall Jones is a Texas Tech cheerleader who became the flashpoint of Internet controversy this week for posting numerous pictures of herself with felled African creatures. Is the controversy fair?
Walter Schumacher’s organization, Central Texas Bee Rescue, is saving bees one hive at a time.
Lance, son, we need to talk about what you're doing with your life.
A Lament on Roots, Bexar County, TX