Tag: Attwater’s prairie-chicken

November 22, 2019

Watch: Biologists work to sustain disappearing Texas bird

About 1 million Attwater’s prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) once occupied the coastal prairies of Texas and Lousiana. Now, less than 1 percent remain. Biologists are working to protect the remaining...

October 7, 2016

Tiny but tough: Fire ants reduce rodent numbers, ticks

Red imported fire ants are known to cause destruction in species such as the federally endangered Attwater’s prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) in Texas. They interfere with the chickens’ eggs and...