|Publicly disclosing the presence of rare wildlife is iffy because, if people find out about it, the creatures may come under increased scrutiny from curious onlookers, which could stress them to the point of ceasing their natural behaviors (for example, they might abandon their nest). Or, in a worst-case scenario, public disclosure could lead to illegal activity such as poaching. |
Photo from Wikipedia.
Keep your eyes peeled any time you are close to Clear Creek, for instance, if you visit Fairview Cemetery, Walter Hall Park, or Heritage Park.
Keep your eyes peeled if you visit the Dudney Nature Center in League City.
And if you see them in any of these locations, don't try to approach them. Act nonchalant and try not to stare directly at them. Many wild animals interpret a direct stare (even from a distance) as an act of aggression or intended predation.
|Tap to expand. They may have been delisted, but it's still illegal to mess with them. |
Screengrabbed from this US Fish and Wildlife site.