Dinah Bowman is a world-renowned artist specializing in a fish printing technique. The results are rich, textured, and colorful. You have to see it for yourself.
Survivalist expert Bob Hansler found YouTube fame by testing his skills in the Texas wilderness. His biggest challenge was yet to come.
Joe Exotic has a lot of competition. The big cat seen roaming a Houston neighborhood this week is just the latest.
Scientists at a Baylor College of Medicine lab in Houston are sequencing the genomes of the world’s animals, one strand at a time.
S. Kirk Walsh used her time with the animals and their caretakers for her new book, ‘The Elephant of Belfast.’
Last month’s winter storm decimated the state’s populations of the winged mammals, which may have lasting ecological effects.
Exotic species brought to Texas from Africa and Asia fared poorly in freezing temperatures.
The birds have been waddling around the Copper Grove neighborhood for years, but now some residents are crying fowl.
Whatever your views are on hunting, I think you’ll find senior editor Wes Ferguson a clear-eyed guide to this timely topic.
Sprawling ranches. Rare animals. Rich folks with guns. Welcome to the state’s booming business of stalking wildlife from around the globe.
The Best Thing in Texas: Hundreds of People Are Knitting Tiny Sweaters for a Hairless Possum in Lubbock
Are possums ugly? Not when they’re wearing tiny purple sweaters, they’re not!
Crested caracaras used to range no farther north than Texas’s southern tip, but now they’re expanding across the state—perhaps because of climate change and habitat loss.
A Texas Program Has Achieved Remarkable Success in Protecting Rare Sea Turtles. So Why Does the National Park Service Want to Defund It?
The world’s most endangered sea turtle has made an impressive comeback, attracting thousands of visitors to North Padre Island, but now advocates say it may be at risk again.
Rewarding and ignoring are the two key tenets of dog training. They’ve helped me get through this summer, too.
Contrary to what a viral video suggests, it’s unrelated to the pandemic.
Documentarian Ben Masters tracks some of the few Leopardus pardalis that are left in Texas.
As Texans flock to the hobby in record numbers, we convened a virtual staff roundtable to share tips.
Merlin Tuttle has spent his career dispelling myths about bats. Now he’s defending them once again.
Tips from Texans who trap, kill, and study wild pigs.
Austin’s Greater Calvary Bible Church believes the sport is a training ground for essential life lessons. Here’s how the congregation’s efforts defy hunting trends across the state.
Emily McCullar on hunting's place in her life, plus a tour through her glossary of hunting terms.
Whitetail season is nearly upon us. Here are the destinations that belong at the top of every hunter’s bucket list.
A brief primer so the next time you get an invite to your buddy’s deer stand, you won’t booger things up.
"We both watch the blood and steam spill out into the winter air. At this point, it is not unusual for at least one of us to cry."
The gear is better, the antlers are grander, and the price of admission has shot way up. Welcome to the new world of Texas hunting.
The deer industry is booming. Participation in the sport is not.
My cat was a fearless hunter who stalked the countryside—until she squared off with a rattlesnake.
These North Texas hikes will take you to spots that have helped shape our state’s history.
These hikes, through the Edwards Plateau and the Coastal Plains, will take you to quiet spots in some of the state’s most popular parks.
These hikes will take you on a tour of the towering forests behind the Pine Curtain.
We sat down with our former staffer to talk about his new book, 'American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West'.
That is some expensive steak.
Just look at these little guys.
Despite health risks, volunteers have stepped up to help in Harvey’s aftermath. Here’s a guide to safe mucking.
Caddo Lake is being consumed by the world’s most monstrous weed. Herbicides, kitchen strainers, and even blowtorches have failed to stop it. Now a local band of volunteers is making a last-ditch effort to save these treasured wetlands.
Are mosquito-borne illnesses Hurricane Harvey's next threat?
So much for second chances.
On the coast, nothing is permanent.
Discovering that hunting Pokémon is a lot like fishing—except a lot less tasty.
Big Bend roared back to life last year after spring rains unleashed a bounty of ocotillos, bluebonnets, and yuccas. Thankfully, photographer James H. Evans was there to capture it in living color.
An (extremely) amateur ornithologist’s examination of the monk parakeet and its time in Texas.
The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is a world-class site for birding and . . . ocelotting?
Can we save our beloved ant-eating, blood-spurting, quickly disappearing state reptile?
The year we gave thanks—at least at first—for the turkeys in our town.
Amazing Pictures of the Houston Zoo’s Big Cats From National Geographic and Photographer Vincent J. Musi
Your move, cat pics people.
Kendall Jones is a Texas Tech cheerleader who became the flashpoint of Internet controversy this week for posting numerous pictures of herself with felled African creatures. Is the controversy fair?
Walter Schumacher’s organization, Central Texas Bee Rescue, is saving bees one hive at a time.
Texans should be proud of the state's economic performance, but they should be smart about the challenges that lie ahead.
Lance, son, we need to talk about what you're doing with your life.
You think you’re scared. Clarence here is about to mate for the first time. After which he’ll be killed and eaten.