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The Killdeer - A Skilled Actor

THE KILLDEER A Skilled Actor

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center A concerned citizen who came across a nest on the ground with eggs in ...
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February Houston Frog

HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center The Houston toad was discovered in the late 1940’s but wasn’t named until 1953 ...
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ATTRACTING WILDLIFE

ATTRACTING WILDLIFE

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center It seems that everywhere we look we are seeing trees being torn down and ...
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KILL THE LIGHTS, SAVE THE BIRDS

KILL THE LIGHTS, SAVE THE BIRDS

Who doesn’t love seeing the Houston skyline at night, or any big city for that matter? The buildings are all ...
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WHAT IS A LEUCISM?

WHAT IS A LEUCISM?

Every animal admitted to our Center is special and everyone gets great care but occasionally we get one that is ...
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A BROOD PARASITE

A BROOD PARASITE

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center For me, everyday at TWRC is a learning experience. I recently saw a post ...
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WHAT’S LIVING IN MY CHIMNEY?

WHAT’S LIVING IN MY CHIMNEY?

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center If you’re hearing twittering followed by rapid, high-pitched chirps in your fireplace, you’ve got ...
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WHEN IS A RABBIT NOT A RABBIT?

WHEN IS A RABBIT NOT A RABBIT?

Life is pretty tough for rabbits. It seems like everything wants to eat them. Bobcats, coyotes, raptors and even snakes ...
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Book TWRC

TOTALLY AWESOME!

So, what am I referring to? I’m referring to the totally awesome opossum! Now some of you will disagree with ...
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