Meet This Miniature Wannabe T. Rex

Iguanas and Jurassic Park in the Rolling Plains of Texas? What’s that?   Here’s your chance to meet both all in one. This famed iguana and little dinosaur, the Eastern Collared Lizard.  This lizard is a member of the iguana family. Plus, you can say they are little dinosaurs because they can run up to fifteen…

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A lesson in Humility from Bird Seed

  I love birds, except for blue jays. Why my hate of them? There was a blue jay last year that destroyed the barn swallow nest under the patio. The swallows laid four clutches of eggs and with every clutch, the blue jay would eat the eggs. On the last attempt by this blue jay,…

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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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Do Turkey Vultures Take a Bath?

In the over 179,000 photos I’ve captured so far during my ongoing wildlife study at 3RF, a few remarkable photos caught my eye from September 2017 which I’ve never seen before. A turkey vulture was photographed walking into the Beaver Pond and taking a bath along the water’s edge. After some research, I learned after…

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