Wildlife is wild, so admire from afar

Texas’ wild and feral places can be wonderlands, but they aren’t Disneyland.

It pays to remember that and act accordingly, especially this time of year as summer settles in and folks spend more time outdoors, increasing opportunities to encounter wildlife.

Wildlife is just that — wild. That’s what makes them so fascinating and enjoyable to encounter. They are not domesticated livestock or pets. And wild creatures are nothing like the anthropomorphic caricatures that may make for amusing entertainment but do a damaging disservice to both the animals and the humans whose opinions and interactions with wild creatures are shaped and guided by such Pollyannaism....

3 Published By - Houston Chronicle - Sports - 2018.06.14. 04:11
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