Category: deer

Dwarf Whitetails Update

Last summer Kingdom Zoo started soliciting information about tiny or “dwarf” whitetail deer. My father and uncle both reported seeing fully developed whitetail bucks that were about 1/3 the size of the average Texas Hill Country buck, putting the animals at about 30 pounds….

Leave fawns, baby animals alone

It’s the time of year when many come across fawns and other wild babies and the reaction is often to”rescue” them. Officials with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) said people need to exercise caution. “Many people discover apparently lost or abandoned wildlife…