Texas provides many opportunities for gem and mineral hunting. According to Texas Road Runners Rock and Mineral Hunting Guide, agate, marble, fossils, flint, selenite, jasper, petrified wood, granite and petrified palm wood are commonly found in Texas.
Feral Hogs in Texas, 2011, population of wild hogs has grown to more that 8 million head across Texas and has wreaked havoc on property, livestock, crops, pasture and city parks and golf courses. Female hogs can have as many as eight to twelve pigs several times a year. The population in an area can double in four months. The price tag of damage from Feral hogs is conservatively estimated to be about 52 million per year. Feral hogs are now found in 40 states.