The “Lone Star State” is larger than many countries. Texas is also one of the most geographically varied states. There are ten climatic regions and eleven distinct ecological regions It’s no wonder, then, that you can find such a huge variety of a wide variety of plant and animal life. Some animals in Texas you can find in other states. Deer, squirrels, and the badger are fairly common in the United States. But armadillos, desert bighorn sheep, and the peccary are more unique.

As far as pests go, you may have to deal with fire ants, mosquitoes, fleas, and spider mites during your visit. But don’t let that deter you from visiting this varied state. From the food-capitol of Texas, Austin, to the fourth and fifth largest metropolitan centers in the country, Dallas-Fort Worth and Greater Houston, Texas has a lot to offer. Don’t forget to bring your cowboy hat.


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