The jaguarundi is possibly the rarest and least understood of Texas wild cats. However, it is also one many people claim to have seen.
Posts published in “Central Texas”
This story is an interesting slice of life from 1932, when an ocelot wandering into San Antonio might not be unheard of.
The story of the extermination of the bison in the words of legendary Texas rancher, Charles Goodnight.
Uvalde and Kinney Counties are interesting habitats to consider for ocelots. They sit at the intersection of the hilly Edwards Plateau and the brushy South Texas Plains, creating an edge effect that promote an abundance of wildlife.
The Goldthwaite jaguar is one of the most northerly and well known jaguars in Texas history.
An unflattering tale about Joseph Magoffin, the fourth mayor of El Paso, and his encounter with two jaguars on the Nueces River.
This report of an “ocelot” from the Statesman seems to be a case of mistaken identity.
Bears were once so plentiful in Texas that their fat and meat were common fare on the tables of early Texans. I found a couple…
In 1890, Bull Creek was a popular destination but a much wilder place.
The Hill Country used to be one of the centers of the Texas bear trade. This report of a black bear near Bouldin Creek in South Austin is one of the earliest records I can find in the news.