Possible Black Panther Caught on Camera in Anderson County

Possible Black Panther or Black Bear Caught on Camera in Anderson County

Palestine- This photo was taken just outside of Palestine, off Highway 287 North by a local resident’s game camera. Some people believe the animal in the photo is possibly a black panther. Others say the animal in question … Read More

Cryptopalooza 2012 Marks the 45th Anniversary of the Patterson Film

 Cryptopalooza 2012 Marks the 45th Anniversary of the Patterson Film

Jefferson- Cryptid Hunters, film makers, scientists, writers, and enthusiasts gathered in Jefferson over the weekend for Cryptopalooza, marking the 45th anniversary of the Patterson Film. A lot of creatures lurk in the swamps and bayous near Jefferson, perhaps even Bigfoot. … Read More

aMULEts #3: The Nacogdilla

aMULEts #3: The Nacogdilla

By Tim Bryant / aMULEts

Did you know that there are over twenty species of armadillo, mainly differentiated by the number of bands on their armor? Almost all of them can be found in North America, the most common being the nine-banded species commonly found dead … Read More

Run, Bigfoot, Run!

Run, Bigfoot, Run!

Texas Bigfoot, perhaps more specifically the East Texas Bigfoot (everyone knows he lives in the Pineywoods) has been making big headlines recently. The hairy cryptid is more popular than ever thanks to shows like Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot.” But in the height of his popularity, Bigfoot may … Read More

How to Take the Sting Out of Texas Bull Nettle

How to Take the Sting Out of Texas Bull Nettle

Texas bull nettle (Cnidoscolus texanus) is more than capable of defending itself from potential herbivores or an unwary naturalist. Bull nettle is a good plant species to know and respect! It has many uses and can be very … Read More