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Everything Is Bigger in Texas, Even the Largemouth Bass

This has been an exceptional year for bass spawning for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program. The goal of the ShareLunker is to stock genetically superior bass to produce more trophy largemouths for Texas anglers. The 2021 selective-breeding program spawned 18 largemouths weighing 13 pounds or...
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Rare Bird From Florida, Texas, Mexico Reported in Poughkeepsie

"Something amazing has come to visit." A very rare bird that's native to Florida, Texas and Mexico has been spotted in the Hudson Valley!. A reader named Eric from the town of Poughkeepsie, who is the husband of longtime WPDH listener known on WPDH as "Klaire with a K," sent Hudson Valley Post photos of a rare bird that's been enjoying time in a small pond outside his home.
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SPCA of Texas to Host Job Fair

Love pets and need a job? The SPCA of Texas is hosting a job fair Wednesday and welcomes applicants with multiple positions open. Applicants do not need an appointment but should bring a resume and be prepared for an interview the same day. The SPCA said if too many applicants arrive at same-day interviews, interviews would be scheduled for later times.
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Texas Tales: Killing of the Last Big Grizzly in Texas

If he were still alive, Joe Evans would be pleased that black bears have come back to the high country of Texas. Of course, Evans had a fair amount to do with the virtual disappearance of the black bear from its historic habitat in the Davis Mountains of far West Texas and elsewhere in the Big Bend. And over in East Texas, an earlier generation of hunters – men like Ben Lilly – killed out the bears in that neck of the woods.
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Texas State Aquarium to build new wildlife rehabilitation center

The Coastal Bend is welcoming a new state of the art facility to bolster their wildlife rescue rehab center. The Texas State Aquarium has announced they will be starting construction this month for a new wildlife rehabilitation center. The new 20,000 square foot building will sit next to the aquarium.
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Oregon dog reunites with Texas family after owner dies

Three weeks has felt like a lifetime for Susan Cox, who reunited with her son’s dog on Wednesday afternoon. Cox’s son, Trey, died on July 4 while taking a nap. Cox says he struggled with blood clots. Thankfully, the grieving mother tells CBS 11 News, Trey didn’t die alone — Cami was there for him during his last breath.
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GARDENING: Summer rainfall brings major pests across Texas

Recent rainfall events have been a major problem this summer. As a result of this rainfall, fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) are thriving across the northern, central and eastern portions of Texas. Below is some information on the biology of the pest, how to scout for them, and control options to mitigate damage.
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If You Live In Texas And You See This Worm, Do Not Cut It!

In Texas, an invasive species of worm have started to appear after the recent rainfalls. These invertebrates, called hammerhead flatworms, have been forced to surface from their underground homes after rains. Some of the worms are small, while others can be a foot long. People who will see these worms in their homes are advised not to cut them in half because they reproduce through fragmentation.
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New pet training facility ‘Dogs N Action’ comes to West Odessa

If the rink is removed, it will be replaced with another recreational option. The Texas Department of State Health Services is partnering with Walmart to encourage Texans to get vaccinated. Midessanime convention held at Odessa Marriott. Updated: 11 hours ago. An anime convention made its way to West Texas over...
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Texas Parks, Wildlife puts on buffalo soldier demo at African-American Museum

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department partnered with the African-American Museum in Tyler to share the history of America’s buffalo soldiers. The new exhibit is called the Buffalo Soldiers Program, and it opened to the public at 10 a.m. Friday. Gloria Mays Washington, the executive director...
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Heartbreaking Video of Loving Dog Getting Abandoned on Texas Road

Dogs are man's best friend, and you don't just abandon your best friend. Unfortunately, sometimes animal owners get into situations that may result in the inability to take care of their pets. Sometimes it is in the best interest of the animal to change their living arrangements. However, there is...
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Rare Bird From Florida, Texas, Mexico Reported in Poughkeepsie

"Something amazing has come to visit." A very rare bird that's native to Florida, Texas and Mexico has been spotted in the Hudson Valley!. A reader named Eric from the town of Poughkeepsie, who is the husband of longtime WPDH listener known on WPDH as "Klaire with a K," sent Hudson Valley Post photos of a rare bird that's been enjoying time in a small pond outside his home.