Animal and Plant Profiles
Planet Earth teems with life. The Nature Conservancy is working throughout Texas to protect native and migratory plant and animal species essential to the ecology and identity of the state.
From the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken to the majestic peregrine falcon, learn about the habits of our feathered friends. Learn more
Discover fun facts about the ocelot, the Mexican free-tailed bat and everything in between. Learn more
Go deeper into the family that once ruled the planet as dinosaurs and still makes its presence felt worldwide. Learn more
Important species of fish that live in Texas rivers, lakes and streams. Learn more
With nearly 4,500 species of plants, Texas ranks second nationally in plant diversity. Learn more
Small but significant, insects play a vital role in the ecology of Texas. Learn more