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Flora & Fauna

Autobiography of a Cotton Boll

Barbed Wire


Belled Buzzard

Boland's Saloon zoological collection
Bois d'Arc Tree

Bois d'Arc Tree

Boll Worms

Chicken Cholera, 1891

China Trees
Chrysanthemum Show, Sherman
Corn Show, 1909

Cotton SeedDick, the lizard, 1900
Dog Tags, 1900Dog Wagon, 1913
Dyche's Menagerie

Four Calves, 1913

Fishing, 1972
Frontier Woman Hunter

Fruit Growing, 1880
Fruit Growing, 1885
Golden Rind Watermelon
Grayson County, 1873Hog Killing, 1894Johnson Grass, 1854

Leon Lallier

Lobos, 1898

Mad Dogs, 1891Magnolia TreesMexican Lion, 1893
"Miracle Farm"

Rev. Frank MikelsMiller Moths, 1908Mockingbird, 1873
Munson Nursery & Vineyard

Thomas Volney Munson ~
"The Grapeman of Texas"

Miniature Oak Trees

Freak Pig, 1900Plums, 1873
"The Poisonous Snakes of Grayson County
1955 by M. D. Bryant

4 Prairie Dogs, 1892

Rat Invasion, 1983

Red Bat, 1874

Shooting Crows, 1891
Shannon Mad Stone, 1914
Spring...kites, berries, downpours & winds

Stolen Milk, 1914

Texas Nursery Company

Texas Nursery ~ MemoriesTommy Martin's Monkeys

A True Hen Story, 1892

Wild Squirrel, 1874Wolves, 1887Yellow Dent Corn, 1914

Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas

Well folks, Does 12 noon on January 1st count at 50 yards, crossing the road in 2 bounds?  Have seen cougars in zoos and enough pictures to know what they look like and bobcats at 10 yards. Was taking a 13 and 17 year old home. Long tail with fuzzy end, about 2.5 feet at the shoulder and 4.5 to 5 feet long.  This took place on county road at a creek crossing. This was in Sherman, Texas. Both boys said it was black and crossed in 2 bounds. There are pictures of one at Paradise Cove campground on Lake Texoma in broad daylight sitting in a pasture at side of road. This one was light tan and white belly.
Game wardens don't want to scare off campers and there are a lot more things in the woods than they want to admit. Often see bobcats, turkeys, deer and coyotes in my area and other critters.

Photo taken by Bob Pearson
The cat was in his yard in the Paradise Cove area, west of Pottsboro.  He measured where the cat's head had been on the tree and
showed that the cat was sitting about 3 feet off the ground.  Cougars have been seen all over the area as well as Black Jaguars.

Northwest and west of Pottsboro are dense woods where there are lots of deer, turkeys, wild hogs, bobcats, a few cougars, lots of coyotes, rabbits, a few foxes, coons, possums, skunks and armadillos.

ByGone Days
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