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Celebrate the wonder of monarch butterfly migration

It’s time for monarch butterflies to migrate south to Mexico, which means these marvelous creates will be passing through Texas soon. Celebrate the annual ritual at a free family-friendly event to learn about monarch butterfly migration and how to create your own pollinator garden to support pollinators. The Monarch Festival...
FORT WORTH, TX
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Dogs and People Enjoy Paws in the Park

Grand Prairie—EpicCentral hosted their first Paws in the Park,a canine-friendly fiesta, on Saturday, Sept. 18…. … To continue reading this article, please subscribe to Rambler Newspapers. By subscribing, you are supporting local community journalism and the writer who wrote this article. Please contact (972) 870-1992 or subscribe@ramblernewspapers.net for more information.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
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September Trips: The Casual Cat Cafe'

Unwind and destress at The Casual Cat Café in Richland Hills. Spend an hour of cuddle time with adoptable cats in a comfortable setting. Then, have a lunch that any cat would envy at Big Fish Seafood Grill & Bar in Grapevine (entrees $12 - $15).
FLOWER MOUND, TX
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Texas Horned Lizard hatchling release marks milestone to save state reptile | Lizard's plight highlights need for landmark federal proposal to aid wildlife and people

FORT WORTH — Once common, the Texas horned lizard is now one of more than 1,300 species of concern across the state. But there is good news for the little "horned toad." On Thursday, a coalition of zoos and wildlife scientists released 204 captive-raised hatchlings into the wild (100 of them hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo), and this follows new evidence this year that previously released lizards are now reproducing.
TEXAS STATE
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Bird Watching and Citizen Science in Johnson and Tarrant Counties, Texas

Johnson and Tarrant Counties are located where two main geographical zones meet. The counties are also on the Central Flyway, a major migration route for many avian species. Thanks to the rich diversity of habitat and location, ornithologists and citizen scientists have recorded observations of 387 bird species. Jim Jones will discuss local bird watching in Johnson and Tarrant Counties and resources for wildlife citizen science.
TEXAS STATE
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Texas Horned Lizard Hatchling Release Marks Milestone to Save State Reptile

Lizard’s Plight Highlights Need for Landmark Federal Proposal to Aid Wildlife and People. FORT WORTH — Once common, the Texas horned lizard is now one of more than 1,300 species of concern across the state. But there is good news for the little “horned toad.” Today, a coalition of zoos and wildlife scientists released 204 captive-raised hatchlings into the wild (100 of them hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo), and this follows new evidence this year that previously released lizards are now reproducing. Meanwhile, a landmark bipartisan proposal now moving through Congress, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, would bring the resources needed to save this species and hundreds like it.
TEXAS STATE
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Texas Christian University

Lizard’s Plight Highlights Need for Landmark Federal Proposal to Aid Wildlife and People Once common, the Texas horned lizard is now one of more than 1,300 species of concern across the state. But there is good news for the little “horned toad.” Today, a coalition of zoos and wildlife scientists released 204 captive-raised hatchlings into the wild (100 of them hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo), and this follows new evidence this year that previously released […]
FORT WORTH, TX
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WATCH: Texas Horned Lizard Hatchlings Released into the Wild

FORT WORTH — Once common, the Texas horned lizard is now one of more than 1,300 species of concern across the state. But there is good news for the little “horned toad.” Today, a coalition of zoos and wildlife scientists released 204 captive-raised hatchlings into the wild (100 of them hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo), and this follows new evidence this year that previously released lizards are now reproducing. Meanwhile, a landmark bipartisan proposal now moving through Congress, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, would bring the resources needed to save this species and hundreds like it.
TEXAS STATE

A Contagious Disease Called Distemper Was Found In Texas Dogs

Unfortunately, Covid-19 isn't the only disease that Texas is dealing with during 2021. Media reports emerged of an outbreak of a viral disease amongst dogs at The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) Shelter in Fort Worth. And while the disease is continually spreading throughout the animal population, the current outbreak is thought to be contained.
FORT WORTH, TX
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Dallas News

The Wild Animal Sanctuary - Texas

To rescue lions, tigers, bears, wolves and other exotic animals from illegal or abusive situations, and to provide lifelong care for rescued animals while educating the public about the captive wildlife crisis that exists in America today. 2021 – 2022 Goals. To continue providing much needed rescue services to state...
TEXAS STATE
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Horned Lizards From North Texas Zoos to Be Released into the Wild

Horned lizards hatchlings from zoos in North Texas are heading to their new home. On Thursday, 100 hatchlings from the Fort Worth Zoo plus more from the Dallas Zoo and the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler head will be released into the wild. The hatchlings will be released into a wildlife...
FORT WORTH, TX
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Fort Worth Shelter to host birthday for dogs who've never had one

Often times, animals who end up in shelters don't have an exact age or precise birthday. The veterinarians can make a good estimation, but without knowing exactly when a stray or owner-surrender was born, it's hard to be accurate. Generally, people celebrate their rescue pups' special day on August 1st each year.
FORT WORTH, TX
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Great news for the Texas ‘horned toad’

Texas Horned Lizard Hatchling Release Marks Milestone to Save State Reptile. Lizard’s Plight Highlights Need for Landmark Federal Proposal to Aid Wildlife and People. FORT WORTH - Once common, the Texas horned lizard is now one of more than 1,300 species of concern across the state. But there is good news for the little “horned toad.” Today, a coalition of zoos and wildlife scientists released 204 captive-raised hatchlings into the wild (100 of them hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo), and this follows new evidence this year that previously released lizards are now reproducing. Meanwhile, a landmark bipartisan proposal now moving through Congress, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, would bring the resources needed to save this species and hundreds like it.
TEXAS STATE
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Fort Worth Zoo to release thousandth captive-born Texas horned lizard into wild

Since the Fort Worth Zoo first started breeding Texas horned lizards — also known as horned frogs — in 2001, the ectotherms, or cold-blooded animals, team has worked to address the species’ declining numbers. On Thursday morning, Fort Worth Zoo ectotherms curator Diane Barber and her team will release the...
TEXAS STATE