New at the Zoo - March 2021 - Page 1

Texas horned lizards survive the freeze

The record-setting low temperatures and extended durations of freezing weather that hit this past winter left some concerned about the status of the Texas horned lizards released in October, but they were resilient, safely hibernating beneath layers of sand and soil. All 19 lizards tagged from the fall release survived the winter. With the introduction of spring and warmer weather, the lizards are now awake and resuming post-dormant activities. Three adult lizards ranging from 2 to 3... Read More
at Wednesday, March 31, 2021