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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Wildlife Diseases

Is it normal for a deer to have ticks and lice?

Some ticks and lice can be found on most deer. Healthy deer seldom have a problem with ectoparasites, but deer suffering from malnutrition may support high numbers.