Texas: 10th Annual Ocelot Conservation Festival takes place

Texas: 10th Annual Ocelot Conservation Festival takes place 10th annual Ocelot Festival set for today HARLINGEN – Rio Grande Valley residents get a chance to walk on the wild side Saturday at the 10th annual Ocelot Conservation Festival. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Marine Military Academy. <div>Read more: <a href=””></a></div>Continue Reading

Search & rescue

Valley game wardens perform aid missions following Hurricane Ike Game Warden Will Plumas expected to see extensive damage from Hurricane Ike, but admits he was stunned by how bad things were. “It was more than what I expected,” he said. “There were places that looked like they had been bulldozed. It’s funny; there would beContinue Reading

Saving the Ocelot

Isolated population gives biologist reason for concern The Rio Grande Valley’s ocelot population could be getting some new blood. An idea is being floated to bring ocelots from Tamaulipas, Mexico, to diversify a shallow gene pool. Cameron County ocelots are related to each other because their population is isolated from other populations. Read more: