Texas Animals & Insects

Texas is home to both indigenous and exotic animals and birds. More than 540 bird species have been identified in Texas, responsible for nearly three-quarters of all different species found in the United States. Texas is home to 142 animal species, some of which are now extremely rare.

Everything in Texas is bigger, and that definitely applies to our wildlife. Texas is home to some of the country’s largest, toughest, and deadliest animals and insects. The 268,596 square mile, wide-open range of the Lone Star state is home to a wide variety species of bugs, reptiles, and mammals, many of which have the capability to kill.

Bunnies Eat Raspberries

Can Rabbits Eat Raspberries?

Can You Feed Bunnies Raspberries? Rabbits can be quite voracious eaters especially when they are given sweet treats. In fact, rabbits can easily gain a lot of weight if they…

Sugar Gliders Texas

Sugar Gliders – Texas Resource Guide

Our goal here is to compile all of the best information we have found about sugar gliders as pets and in the wild.¬† Our main focus at this point is…

Pets Wild Animals

Wild Animals as Pets

By far the most important ethical issue about keeping wild animals as pets pertains to the welfare of the animal itself. In captivity, can we provide a wild animal with…

own a monkey in Texas

Can you own a monkey in Texas?

Many animals considered dangerous by the state of Texas require a license to be kept. Bears, coyotes, chimps and other apes, tigers, lions, and other animals are among those on…

banned snakes

4 species of snakes banned in Texas & the US

The US announced a federal ban on 4 species of injurious snakes. Ostensibly this was done to protect the Florida Everglades which some people claim has become the home to…

Birds to Watch in Texas

Texas Bird Identification

With its location on the central migration flyway and over¬† 268,000 square miles of diverse habitats that include coastal islands and estuaries, plains, prairies, deserts, plateaus, subtropical zones, and more,…

Animal Zoning Laws

Animal & Livestock Zoning Laws

This page provides general information about keeping food-producing animals (FPAs) and guidelines to find regulations specific to your city. Who governs Food-Producing Animals (FPAs)? There are various governing bodies to…

Types Of Texas Bass

Types Of Bass In Texas

If you are reading this article then you are probably a Texas fishing enthusiast. That means you are trying to find out more about the list and different types of…

Types of Texas Deer

Types of Texas Deer

Different types of deer In Texas Deer are the hoofed ruminant mammals that live mainly in the wild. Deer are iconic animals that are popular for their red, tasty meat….

Types of Texas Ants

Types of Ants in Texas

Ant Types in Texas What you need to know about the types of ants in Texas. Ant, though small in size is quite a big deal. Let us now proceed…

List Of Exotic Pets Legal To Own In Texas

List Of Exotic Pets Legal To Own In Texas

Updated 6/24/22. People like to keep pets. That explains it in the simplest terms. We like to have animals around to play with, and give us some interaction. This has…

Types Of Texas Bugs

Types Of Bugs In Texas

If you are searching the internet for the types of bugs in Texas then you are probably doing so for two possible reasons: You admire them as they fly around…

Cattle In Texas

Types Of Cattle In Texas

List of types of cattle in Texas and what you need to know about them. The climate, the topography as well as the superb geographical position in the state of…

Ducks In Texas

Types Of Ducks In Texas

Duck Species in Texas In this article, we want to turn our attention to the Waterfowl that inhabit the beautiful state of Texas. Having, in the preceding articles of this…

Doves In Texas

Types Of Doves In Texas

So, what are the types of Doves in Texas? With a geographical location that puts it in the center of North and South America, Texas is uniquely positioned to have…

Types of Venomous Caterpillars In Texas

Types of Venomous Caterpillars In Texas

Venomous caterpillars in Texas. Most caterpillars are the larvae stage of usually flying or winged animals. As we have discussed here on this site on several occasions, Texas, owing to…

Types Of Centipedes In Texas

Types Of Centipedes In Texas

List of types of centipedes in Texas and what to know about. As the previous articles in this series have shown without a doubt, the state of Texas is full…

Catfish In Texas

Types Of Catfish In Texas

The list of types of catfish in Texas and interesting information to know about them. As you probably already know by now Texas, due to its unique geographical location, as…

Bats in Texas

Types of Bats in Texas

List of types of Bats in Texas and what you need to know about them. For much of recorded history bats in Texas have fascinated people of all ages. They…

Types of Texas Birds

Types of Birds in Texas

Check out the list of types of birds in Texas. Because of the geographic location, the mild climate, and diverse regions of the State of Texas, the State is blessed…

Types Of Texas Beetles

Types Of Beetles In Texas

List of different types of beetles in Texas. Beetles are insects that stand apart for their toughness. Thick outer skeletons and body structures that make them look like bulldozers or…

Types of Texas Wasps

Types of Wasps In Texas

List of the types of Wasps in Texas and details you need to know about them. Wasps are flying insects that are similar in form and appearance, and also closely…