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South Texas fauna

South Texas fauna

a symposium honoring Dr. Allan H. Chaney, Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas, 21-22 December 1977

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Published by Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, College of Agriculture, Texas A & I University in Kingsville, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaney, Allan H.,
  • Zoology -- Texas.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementBrian R. Chapman, John W. Tunnell, Jr., co-editors.
    ContributionsChaney, Allan H., Chapman, Brian R., Tunnell, John W., Texas A & I University. Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14339420M

    Texas’ fauna, including deer, turkey, squirrels, raccoons, and crows. Pecan trees can still be found today growing wild in river bottoms, pastures, parks, courthouse lawns and thou-sands of residential landscapes throughout Texas. Pecan trees are also grown for commercial trade in Texas File Size: 2MB. To purchase this publication in book format, please order RI ABSTRACT Fresh-water pond deposits at Ingleside, San Patricio County, Texas, have yielded a large Pleistocene vertebrate fauna. The bones are derived from calcareous sands and marls which overlie a marine lagoonal clay. The locality is located just west of the axis of Live Oak : $

    Texas Native Pond Plants Texas Native Pond Plants by Andrea DeLong-Amaya, Director of Horticulture, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. These plants are all native to the Texas region and are suitable for ponds and water gardens. If you live outside of Texas, these may or may not be native to your area. Trophy Bow Hunting Experience at the T9E Ranch. All of T9E Ranch’s premier hunts are available to bow hunters as well. T9E Ranch is blessed with tremendous diversity of lush classical south Texas brush and grasslands. The Ranch is intensely managed for trophy whitetail deer hunting, dove hunting, turkey hunting, black buck and axis hunts.

    Surreal places to stay and sleep! admire its flora and fauna, but most are probably unaware of the human history connected to the park and the area around it. Some of the earliest Spanish settlements in Texas were established in the vicinity of the park area, part of a Spanish land grant issued in .


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