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Get Out! Explore Texas Fun Stuff Wild Things

This part of Texas has many hills and underground caves.

Many beautiful bluebonnet flowers are found here. The flower looks like a tiny old-fashioned ladies bonnet or hat. It is the state flower of Texas.

bat with bug photo courtesy Bat Conservation International
Bats eat bugs. This bat has a grasshopper in its mouth. Bats live in the caves. The bats fly south to Mexico for the winter.

Our 36th president was born in the Hill Country. He was born on a ranch on the Pedernales River. His name was Lyndon B. Johnson.