Will Feral Hogs Attack Humans?

Wild Pigs in HoustonFeral hogs have long been a problem in rural parts of Texas. But now, researchers say they’re increasingly entering urban areas across the state — including Houston’s suburbs — damaging property and raising public health concerns. Houston...
Fungal Bat Disease Takes Hold in Texas

Fungal Bat Disease Takes Hold in Texas

White-nose Syndrome confirmed for the first time White-nose syndrome has been confirmed to be responsible for millions of bat deaths in the state of Texas recently. White-nose syndrome is a disease in bats that infects hibernating bats causing fungus to grow on their...
Ranch For Sale Boasts One of World’s Largest Bat Caves

Ranch For Sale Boasts One of World’s Largest Bat Caves

Texas bat cave could be owned by someone new A large Texas ranch is coming up for sale for an asking price of $26 million. The ranch is home to one of the world’s largest bat caves and would include that cave in the sale of the land. According to the Texas...
Keeping Coyotes Out of Your Yard

Keeping Coyotes Out of Your Yard

Humane ways of dealing with the animals As coyote encounters become more and more common in urban suburban areas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is sharing ways to keep them out of your yard humanely. The department reports that coyote sightings holds the...
Uptick in Coyote Sightings

Uptick in Coyote Sightings

Texas coyote mating season is here Residents have been reporting more sightings of coyotes around urban and suburban areas. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, its coyote mating season in the state. Mating season starts in mid-January and ends in the...
Coyote Trapping Efforts Begin

Coyote Trapping Efforts Begin

Texas county taking steps to keep animals away from people Coyote trapping has begun in one Texas county just outside of Houston. The county is under a contract currently with the Texas Wildlife Services Program for predatory trapping services until March and will...
Dropping Rabies Vaccines

Dropping Rabies Vaccines

Texas participates each January in distributing baits Each January, Texas participates in distributing rabies vaccines. The vaccines come in the form of bait packets that can be orally taken by wildlife and help to vaccinate them against the disease. The bait is...
Coyote Bit Texas Resident In A Popular Neighborhood

Coyote Bit Texas Resident In A Popular Neighborhood

Increased sightings causing concern Coyotes are usually rarely seen in the daytime or even near places where humans live. However, there has been an increase in sightings all over the United States. Things like urbanization contribute to the coyotes moving closer and...
One Squirrel is Terrorizing a Neighborhood

One Squirrel is Terrorizing a Neighborhood

How the little critter is causing issues for residents When people think of dangerous animals in Texas, a few different species come to mind. Snakes, wild boars or even angry birds. However, a squirrel seems to be terrorizing a Texas neighborhood. Squirrels are...
New Ways To Protect Bat Colonies

New Ways To Protect Bat Colonies

Steering bats away from windfarms Bat populations in Texas have been dwindling in the past few decades. Many things have been contributing to the decline in numbers including, human disturbances, disease, exposure to pesticides and flying into to wind turbines....