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Texas Animal Clinic Closes After Cruelty Scandal, Animals Relocated
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, animal shelter, closes, relocated, law suit )

Marie
- 79 days ago - nbcnews.com
The Camp Bowie Animal Clinic is closed to business amid an investigation into a charge of animal cruelty against the clinic's owner, Dr. Lou Tierce.
Pony Bella Recovering From Barn Fire After Shielding 2 Week-Old Foal Butterscotch From Fire
Offbeat  (tags: Mother, protects, foal, fire, butterscotch, Texas )

Marie
- 94 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A mother pony bravely protected her two-week-old foal during a Texas fire - and suffered severe burns in the process.
Texas Family's 'Chupacabra' Turns Out to Be Imposter
Offbeat  (tags: Imposter, fake, chupacabra, captured, Texas )

Marie
- 115 days ago - mnn.com
Given that the creature is content to munch on corn and cat food instead of the blood of live animals, it's very likely some other, identifiable critter.
Sad News: Goodbye Chupie: Mysterious Hairless Creature Texas Couple Believed Was the Chupacabra Is Put Down
Offbeat  (tags: chupacabra, sad news, euthanised, Texas, RIP, p )

Marie
- 115 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A strange animal captured by a Texas couple and believed to be the legendary 'goat sucker' beast el chupacabra has been put to sleep.
Massive Oil Spill In Houston Bird Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, oil spill, bird sanctuary, sad news )

Marie
- 128 days ago - news.sky.com
Coast Guard Petty Officer Andy Kendrick said it is not known how much marine fuel oil, also known as special bunker, has spilled in Galveston Bay, near Houston, Texas.
Texas Chupacabra Caught on Camera?
Offbeat  (tags: chupacabra, video, interesting, Texas )

Giana
- 169 days ago - nbcnews.com
Interesting.
Abandoned Walmart Is Now America's Largest Library
Offbeat  (tags: library, books, reclaim, abandoned, Texas, McAllen )

Dawn
- 359 days ago - weburbanist.com
This is awesome!!!!
You Did It!!! Texas Bans Gas Chambers for Animals!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, ban, Texas )

Cher Away
- 442 days ago - behumane.org
Thanks to you and animal lovers all over the country, gas chambers are now banned in the great state of Texas!
Remember Zanesville? Let's Make Sure That Doesn't Happen in Texas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Texas )

Cher Away
- 488 days ago - examiner.com
Do you remember the tragedy in Zanesville, Ohio, in which the owner of 56 exotic animals let them loose on the small town before committing suicide? Some Texas lawmakers seem to have forgotten that and are trying to effectively gut Texas' Dangerous Wild
Some 5,000 Pounds of Rattlesnakes Collected in Odd Annual Event
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, humans, food, snakes, culture, Texas )

Giana
- 507 days ago - grindtv.com
An odd event takes place this weekend in Sweetwater, Texas. Or at least it would seem odd to most city folk who have never heard of such a thing. A rattlesnake roundup? What's that?
Texas GOP Rejects 'Critical Thinking' Skills. Really.
Offbeat  (tags: GOP, Texas, society, education, news )

Carrie
- 750 days ago - digg.com
In the you-can't-make-up-this-stuff department, here's what the Republican Party of Texas wrote into its 2012 platform as part of the section on education:
Kitty and Gray Fox Break Bread Together
Offbeat  (tags: texas, sharing, drought, water, food, harmony )

Simone
- 1075 days ago - woodtv.com
A hot, dry day in Texas brought two animals in a rare union just before sunset to share a bite of food and drink during a time when both are tested by the unrelenting drought.
Texas Parks Dept. Killing Wild Burros to Bring Big Game Back to Big Bend - POLL
Offbeat  (tags: texas, wild burrors, removed, bighorn sheep, big bend ranch state park, destruction, cruelty )

Simone
- 1382 days ago - horsebackmagazine.com
Texas Parks and Wildlife had resumed killing wild burros in the vast Big Bend Ranch State Park. The untamed wilderness in remote West Texas was the site of the shooting of 70 of the animals two years ago until a public outcry brought the killings to a
'Corpse Flower' Bloom Could Stink Up Texas Wedding
Offbeat  (tags: tallest flower, stinky, Texas, corpse flower, Houston Museum of Natural Science, blooming, Amorphophallus Titanum, rainforest, endangered, Indonesia )

Naoko
- 1465 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The flower girl at Jassica Zabala's wedding is purple, sox-feet tall, uninvited and smells like dead bodies. She is Lois, a rare 'corpse flower' deemed the world's stinkiest bud.
The Next Governor of Texas Could Be a Dog
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, elections, governor, Texas, candidates, Woodrow )

Sinikka
- 1547 days ago - peoplepets.com
In the annals of Texas political candidates, surely all of them have been human. Until now. Woodrow, a 5-year-old rescue mutt from Austin is running as a write-in candidate for governor of Texas.
 

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