Wildlife biologists were becoming more influential at the Parks and Wildlife Department at the time, and as a result there was an increased awareness of the importance of habitat.
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White-tailed deer are one of the most common mammals in Texas, but that wasn't always the case.
Ocelots were the pet of choice for the well-heeled celebrity or adventurous types in the mid-20th century.
In 1925, Texas created 68 game preserves to save wildlife populations that had been decimated by over hunting in the 19th century.