Exotic Animals

three amigos texas

God Bless Texas and the Three Amigos

Texas has more exotic wildlife than any place in the world. That doesn’t sound right, though, does it? Surely, they are all in Africa and in zoos around the country. Nope. Texas has over 500,000 animals from Asia, Africa, Europe and other continents. Exotic wildlife is a $1 billion industry supporting over 14,000 jobs. With …

God Bless Texas and the Three Amigos

Common Eland Antelope

Anything But Common:: The Common Eland Antelope

While the common eland is originally from eastern and southern Africa, they now graze throughout the U.S. The eland is one of the largest antelopes with their huge, almost ox-like bodies. Here are 9 facts you have to know about this freakishly large antelope. Read More…

The Best Places to See Exotic Animals in Texas

The Best Places to See Exotic Animals in Texas

From safari parks, nature reserves and historic sites to private ranches, there are places you can always go to either watch or hunt exotic species in Texas.  Here are a few of the best options:  Read More…

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Owning exotic animals doesn’t come without problems, but, if you do your research, you’ll be able to decide if it’s best for you. Exotics can cause problems if they are added to an area that is already at carrying capacity, and more aggressive animals can displace native wildlife. They can also disturb the ecological balance. …

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

The Exotic Animal Field Guide

The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic

There is an estimated 230,000+ foreign hoofed mammals and 100+ different species in the US, mostly abundant in Texas, Florida, New Mexico, California, Hawaii and other states ranches, wildlife preserves and safaris. How did these species get here? Where can you go to view them? What are some guidelines for responsible ownership? As I’ve become …

The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic

One Law We Need Changed Now

One Law We Need Changed Now

The Exotic Wildlife Association is currently attempting to get U.S. captive bred, non-native hoofstock that are currently listed as endangered in their native countries out from under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The bill focuses on five animals that they can prove actually have more numbers than the three species did when they started that endeavor. They …

One Law We Need Changed Now

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