I suppose it was only a matter of time before Texas politicians, still on a high from their glorious victory over the evil, job-killing dunes sagebrush lizard, turned their attention to similarly insidious threats to our economic well-being.
This time, the threat comes from four species of salamand ... More >>
Earlier this week, a federal judge signed an order directing the U.S. government to take possession of the Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton that had been sold last month by Dallas' own Heritage Auctions.
The fossil, the government said, had been looted from the Gobi Desert some time between 1995 and 2 ... More >>
Each week, we move a little closer to the best episodes of Top Chef, the ones where you know the characters' styles, tastes, personalities and Achilles' heels. This week, the third episode of the season and the first single-elimination episode, tugged, however lightly, at viewers' heartstring ... More >>
Courtesy Karen CarrKaren Carr, a New Mexico artists who used to live in Dallas, offers this peek at what Aetodactylus halli might have looked like back in, ya know, the day.Big breaking news in the world of paleontology today: Back in '06, Lance Hall, a member of the Dallas Paleontological Societ ... More >>
A judge ruled last week that the owners of U.S. Global Exotics aren't getting back a single one of the 27,000 animals seized from their Arlington warehouse in December. Hence, the current exotic-animal diaspora: The Detroit Zoo's taking 1,100 of the animals (among them five wallabies, four sloths ... More >>