The Power of a Camera Trap

Earlier this year a female bobcat appeared on one of my camera traps. As the months passed, I knew she was pregnant. A couple of months ago I found a unique hidden place on the conservation land 3RF owns. It is the quietest place I have found so far on the ranch land. A silent,…

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Near Perfect Camouflage

I love coming across nature finds like this in the field. This is an expected duel beauty of a female praying mantis and Englemann milkweed pods. It was near perfect camouflage. Captured in Foard County, Texas.

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Secrets of a Feral Hog Skull

In a cleaning event at the Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, a feral hog skull was rediscovered. I’m not sure how old the skull is, but it was in need of repair to stabilize it for future conservation education programs with the 3 Rivers Foundation. To start the cleaning process I placed the skull in a…

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A Raccoon’s Magic

Wildlife camera trap research reveals quickly which animals are the most curious about their surroundings. I’ve had several white-tailed deer often love lick the cameras just to taste them. Greater roadrunners no matter where I’ve placed the cameras have found them and taken several selfies. Feral hogs have bumped some cameras more than once moving…

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