That’s why farmers and ranchers consider it a friend.
The newly renovated Texas Science and Natural History Museum (formerly the Texas Memorial Museum) opens September 23.
West Texas is home to some of the world's most spectacular fossils, from the gentle moose camel to the fearsome tusked swamp beast.
Ghostly axolotls float, sausage-fat skinks dive, and snakes slither in thoughtfully designed, naturalistic habitats at the new Johnson City zoo.
In a dark corner of Natural Bridge Caverns, near San Antonio, wildcat bones lay undisturbed for thousands of years. Scientists are just beginning to unlock their mysteries.
These humble creatures don’t have the star power of ocelots and whooping cranes, but they’re just as crucial to their ecosystems.
Red Wolves Are on the Brink of Extinction, but a Texas Breeding Program May Help Them Make a Comeback
Fewer than twenty red wolves remain in the wild. At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, biologists are trying to change that.
One of the rarest birds in North America is making a comeback.
In the ’90s, Texans lost their minds—and their shirts—investing in ostriches and emus. But some think the industry could take flight again.
With help from the McDonald Observatory in West Texas, we share seven beginner stargazing tips.
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.
Texas Scientists Discover That a Dinosaur Made Famous by ‘Jurassic Park’ Was Even More Formidable Than They Thought
Working together with the Navajo Nation—the first discoverers of dilophosaurus—UT paleontologists are revising our understanding of the “best-known worst-known” dinosaur.