Lone Star Green: Goodbye to the Horny Toad?
Iconic Texan Goes Missing In ‘Texas Horned Lizard Capital’ of Kenedy.
Before red imported fire ants hit Texas. Before dense African grasses took root on our cattle ranches. Before pesticides came to inhabit a corner spot in every garage between Orange and El Paso. Before all these threats to the horny toad — or Texas horned lizard, to be proper – conspired to secure it a place on state and federal threatened species lists, the icon of the Lone Star State was already in danger of being loved to death.
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