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Weird, Wacky, & Wild

Why do porcupines have quills? Why do skunks stink? Get some weird, wacky and wild facts about Texas wildlife in this fun animated video. Learn more about the animals of Texas at

Wildlife Surveys Support Species Management

Wildlife biologists use data from field surveys to manage the state’s game and non-game wildlife populations. They use the data to determine trends. Since the majority of the state is in private hands, landowners are encouraged and taught to conduct wildlife surveys on their property. This is a Passport to Texas video: More Passport videos:

How to Plan Your Park Getaway - Download the Free Mobile App

Download the free mobile guide to 95 Texas State Parks. Find a park near you, download trail maps and see photos and videos of each park. Available for iOS and Android from

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center 20th Anniversary - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Twenty years ago, Texas Parks and Wildlife opened an $18 million dollar facility dedicated to freshwater fishing that didn't cost them a dime. The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas is a world class visitor and education center as well as a fish hatchery producing millions of fish to stock Texas lakes each year. The center was paid for through private funding and corporate sponsors along with federal funding brought together by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation.

Predator vs. Prey

Learn about predators and their prey in this fun animated video. To learn more about Texas wildlife, visit

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