H-E-B releases conservation-focused documentary films as part of ‘Our Texas, Our Future’ campaign
Under its “Our Texas, Our Future” campaign, the films bring attention to the work various organizations are doing in Texas to protect wildlife habitats, save endangered animal species and showcase the beauty of Texas.
Huge, ‘rare’ American eel washes ashore on Mustang Island
Jace Tunnell with the University of Texas Marine Science Institute found a “rare” monster-like fish on Mustang Island near Port Aransas. Tunnell, who is the reserve director for the institute, posted a video of a dead 4-foot-long American eel.
Texas Parks and Wildlife issues precautions for hunters, handlers as bird flu detected again
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is asking hunters, wildlife rehabilitators and the public, in general, to be cautious when handling birds to help reduce the spread of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPIA.
Shark kills US tourist snorkeling in Bahamas, police say
Authorities say a shark has attacked and killed a U.S. cruise ship passenger who was snorkeling in waters around the Bahamas. Tuesday’s attack involved a 58-year-old woman from Pennsylvania and occurred at a popular snorkeling spot near Green Cay in the northern Bahamas, police spokeswoman Chief Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings told The Associated Press.
Texas wildlife officials, ranchers continue to use semi-automatic weapons to treat feral hog problem as national debate over firearms looms
The use and sale of the AR-15 semiautomatic rifle have been in the public eye after the tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde late last month that left 21 people dead.
Federal agency offers $20K reward for tips after dolphin harassed on Texas beach dies
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information that can help identify the beachgoers responsible for harassing a sick dolphin on a Texas beach last month before it died.
Wildlife officials issue emergency order following positive CWD tests at deer breeding sites
Editor’s note: We have been told by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department that CWD is not commonly referred to as ‘Zombie Deer Disease’ despite multiple reports from other outlets. We have reached out to the CDC for further information as well and will update this story with further details.