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If These Walls Could Talk

by | Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 9:29 CST
The pictographs of the Pecos River have lasted millennia in a tempestuous desert, surviving mostly in silence. Now an archaeologist has cracked the code — and they can begin to speak again.
Millions of Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) arise from the Hill Country's Bracken Cave in their nightly hunt for insects. by

Fragile Species

Can bats survive in a human-engineered world?

Can bats survive in a human-engineered world? From the east, a fungal infection is moving cave by cave, leaving obliterated bat populations in its wake....Read More

The electric chair, known as Old Sparky, is among the most popular attractions. by

The Draw of Death Row

With “dark tourism” on the rise, Huntsville’s prison museum is thriving.

The gift shop offers shirts honoring the electric chair: "Home of Old Sparky," and the museum's visitors get a 'selectively edited' history of corrections....Read More

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