Get Out! Explore Texas Fun Stuff Wild Things

This part of Texas is a prairie. It is mostly flat with small hills and tall grass. There are also some small patches of trees. There are lakes where people catch many fish!

Many animals live in a prairie.

armadillo photo by Nancy Herron
Armadillos live here.
Their bodies are covered with hard, bony plates or “armor” that protects them. It is the Texas state small mammal.

Long, long ago dinosaurs lived in this part of Texas, even Tyrannosaurus Rex!

About 170 years ago, the people who made Texas a state lived in this region. Many people were farmers.

A former President of the United States was born here in the town of Denison. His name was Dwight D. Eisenhower.