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Giving Wildlife a Second Chance

Friends of Texas Wildlife supports the rehabilitation of native Texas wildlife and promotes co-existence of wildlife and people through education.


17 Oct. 2016 Posted by Center Director in News from the Center

Send a Halloween Card!

Who really needs more candy? If you'd like to send a Halloween greeting to a friend or loved one, make a donation of $10 or more to Friends of Texas Wildlife and we will mail the card of your choice to them. Cards are full-sized, inside text reads:

Dear (person of your choice),
To honor you this Halloween, a donation has been made to Friends of Texas Wildlife on your behalf by:
(your name here)
From all of us and the animals we care for, Happy Halloween!

11 Oct. 2016 Posted by Center Director in News from the Center

Whoooooo Loves Owls?

It’s that time of the year when focus seems to turn to spooky themes, nocturnal happenings, and all things that go bump in the night.  In some cultures, owls are considered to bring good fortune, while other cultures view them as harbingers of death.  Their wide eyes give them the appearance of being wise, or some would even say magical.  Can they really turn their heads all the way around?  Do they really have horns on their heads?  The images of owls seem to

11 Oct. 2016 Posted by Center Director in News from the Center
16 Aug. 2016 Posted by Center Director in News from the Center

Let's Do the Bunny Hop

If you’ve ever taken an early morning or early evening stroll, you’ve likely seen wild rabbits as they venture out to forage for food.  Although they can be active during any time of day or night, they are known as being crepuscular, which means they are most active in the twilight hours of both sunrise and sunset.  They have adapted to being most active during these hours to help them avoid predators.

16 Aug. 2016 Posted by Center Director in News from the Center

Our Squirrely Friends; A Nutcracker Suite

Love them or not, you have to admit that squirrels are tenacious little critters.  Anyone who has ever watched them try to raid a “squirrel-proof” birdfeeder knows that.  While the loss of a local bird buffet can be somewhat frustrating, squirrels do have their place in the natural order of things, and they also provide us with some nice benefits.