Dateline – November 23, 2020 – Rowlett, Texas This is a wildlife sighting confirmation fifteen years in the making. I’ve been investigating Mountain Lion reports […]
This Place in the Woods – Deep Winter and Early Spring
Have you ever wondered what goes on in that little patch of bottomland woods you pass by everyday on your drive to work? You know […]
A Whole Lotta Otters
North American River Otters in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex It may be something of a surprise to learn that we have a population of North […]
One of the primary missions of this web site is to document the unique and unusual as it relates to wildlife living here in the […]
Are there Coyotes and Bobcats in YOUR Neighborhood?
Bobcats and Coyotes are some of the most misunderstood animals living here with us in the DFW Metroplex. Because they are predators, Bobcats and Coyotes […]
The Beaver from the Black River
I noted this burrow on the bank of the Trinity River while out on a hike early one morning back in May. There was plenty […]
Mountain Lions in the Metroplex?
This spring has been the season of Mountain Lion sightings in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. I have received an unusual number of sighting reports over […]
Are There Mountain Lions In The Dallas/Fort Worth Area?
The Mountain Lion goes by many different names, cougar, puma, panther, painter, catamount. All of these are just different ways to refer to the same […]
Armadillo – Old Warrior
This old warrior has been around the block a time or two. Just look at the wear and tear on this intrepid Armadillo! His ears […]
Feral Hog – Alone
There has been a concerted effort over this past year to rid the Village Creek Drying Beds and River Legacy Park of Feral Hogs. From […]
Texas Rat Snake – Going Vertical
This fantastic set of pictures and accompanying video comes to us from Jeri Tooley. Jeri enjoys spending time at Arcadia Trails Parks in Fort Worth, […]
Subterranean Termite – Swarm
These are winged reproductive Subterranean Termite (likely Reticulitermes) swarming as part of their mating ritual. Thousands of males and females participate. Successfully mated females will […]