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city in central Texas Abilene
strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas Africanized bee , Africanized honey bee , Apis mellifera adansonii , Apis mellifera scutellata , killer bee
siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico Alamo
city in the northern panhandle of Texas Amarillo
disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever anaplasmosis
Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876) Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana , Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna , Santa Ana , Santa Anna
any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma Apache
slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas Ariocarpus , genus Ariocarpus
city in northern Texas between Dallas and Fort Worth Arlington
language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas Atakapa , Atakapan , Attacapa , Attacapan
member of an Indian people formerly living along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas Atakapa , Attacapan
very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas) atomic number 2 , He , helium
state capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas Austin , capital of Texas
very small dark greyish brown mouse resembling a house mouse; of Texas and Mexico Baiomys taylori , pygmy mouse
prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas beach morning glory , Ipomoea pes-caprae , railroad vine
city of southeastern Texas near Houston Beaumont
triangular area in southwestern Texas on the Mexican border; formed by a bend in the Rio Grande Big Bend
large national park in Texas featuring mountains and desert and canyons and wildlife Big Bend National Park
bluish-green blacksnake found from Ohio to Texas blue racer , Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Texas sage having intensely blue flowers blue sage , mealy sage , Salvia farinacea
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