Texans share their state with a great diversity of animals, from tiny insects to large mammals. On our wildlife page, you can find wildlife magazine articles, wildlife videos and other wildlife resources.
From Our Pages: Wildlife Articles
Once plentiful pocket pets, ‘horny toads’ are being reared in zoos to release in the wild.
The world’s largest prairie dog colony once covered a large swath of Texas.
Biologists study road ecology to reduce harmful effects of highways on animals.
'Zombie' parasites are the stuff of Halloween nightmares.
The Recovering America's Wildlife Act could help protect Texas species in peril.
Scientists track ocean predators.
Battling an invasive species.
Tony Amos rehabilitated Texas' coastal creatures.
TPWD guidelines help you fill your yard with butterflies, birds and bees.
Coexisting with North America's most resilient predator, the coyote. read more
Underpasses are built for ocelots in the Valley. read more
The ancient art of tracking helps you follow your wildlife dreams. read more
Texas’ landscape features an ever-evolving roster of species. read more
In photo contest, nature's the star. read more
Concerns continue over honeybee demise. read more
Researchers delve into the marvelous, malodorous world of Texas skunks. read more
Secrets of the Serpentarium: Texas A&M-Kingsville lab explores beneficial uses of snake venom. read more
Discoverer of butterfly wintering site breaks decades of silence to tell her story. read more
Preliminary results from focus areas show growth in bobwhite populations. read more
Carrier pigeons still bring messages on the wing. read more
Texas becomes a key player in a three-nation effort to help critical pollinators survive. read more
The now-extinct Caribbean monk seal used to visit the Texas coast. read more
United States, Mexico and Cuba collaborate on marine life issues. read more
Snakes can by frightening, but only a handful are dangerous in Texas. read more
The wonders of watching a screech-owl family in an urban backyard. read more
Protecting and managing wildlife and habitat in the Big Bend. read more
Pest-eating fliers face an uncertain future. read more
Historic 1921 flood brought subsequent butterfly deluge. read more
No evidence of deadly white-nose syndrome found in Texas. read more
Taking the sting out of Texas’ much-maligned scorpions. read more
After years of improving numbers, Kemp’s ridleys are on the decline again. read more
Monarch monitoring show their migration's in trouble. read more
Researchers are studying wildcats in the Fort Worth area. read more
Can we eat our way out of the latest invasive problem? read more
Citizen scientists play a role in conservation by reporting wildlife sightings. read more
Texans "raise the barn" together to protect native animals. read more
America’s "other wolf" was reintroduced to the wild after a last-ditch roundup in Texas. read more
creature feature: a look at Texas animal species
Wildlife on TPWD video
Running With the Bison at Caprock Canyons
Get up close and personal with the official Texas State Bison Herd.
Bighorn Sheep Restoration
Desert bighorns are reintroduced into Big Bend Ranch State Park.
The ocelot is a beautiful but endangered wild cat. In South Texas, these cats are fighting for survival, and researchers are trying to help.
Pronghorn antelope populations have experienced a sharp decline in the Big Bend region, and scientists aren't sure why.