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Too cold for polar bears?

It’s so cold, even polar bears and penguins were being kept indoors Monday. Anana, the lone polar bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, has never grown the thick layer of fat that bears in their native Arctic develop

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TPWD seeking comment on “gassing” proposal

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing an amendment to the Parks and Wildlife Code that would make it illegal to use noxious or toxic substances to disturb or collect nongame wildlife as well as prohibiting the possession of

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Hiking events coming to TX state parks

Vow to battle the post-holiday letdown and shed those unwanted pounds by pounding a Texas State Park trail, beginning Jan. 1, at more than 60 organized First Day Hikes that will kick off the New Year as part of a growing nationwide

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Landowner enrollment for prairie chicken program begins

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will host two informational meetings in December for private landowners regarding the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan and the landowner enrollment process. The meeting for landowners in the southern plains will be held in Sundown

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St Jo Man Struck By Lightning Twice

An off-road racing enthusiast has survived being struck by lightning twice during the same storm in North Texas. Casey Wagner said Sunday that doctors told him a tingling feeling would last for about a week. KTVT-TV reports Wagner was at

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New hammerhead shark species found

When new species are found near populated areas, they are often small and inconspicuous, not, for example, a hammerhead shark. But that’s exactly what a team of researchers discovered along the coast of South Carolina. The new species looks virtually

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Need to breed causing deer-car collisions

Love is in the air. It’s an uncontrollable flurry of pheromones attacking the senses of young bucks grazing, turning them into twitterpated fools bent on breeding. Their one-track minds put them on a dangerous collision course with Texas drivers, like Greg

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