Immediately contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service at any of the following phone numbers:(956) 784-7520 or 7608 - South Texas Refuge Complex Law Enforcement Dispatch
(956) 748-3607 - Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
(956) 784-7500 - Santa Ana and Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters(956) 874-4664 - After Hours Law Enforcement DispatchProvide the following important information, including:
If you find a dead ocelot: If you can, please stay with the carcass until FWS staff arrive. If you are not able to stay, please move the carcass so that it is not visible to passersby and FWS can retrieve. Be sure to let FWS know exactly where to find the carcass so they can retrieve it and collect important information such as internal tags and genetics.Ocelot or Bobcat? See the difference here. Ocelots:
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The refuge’s location and habitat make it a haven for butterflies and moths -- and those who enjoy seeing them! October and November offer the best times to enjoy the refuge’s butterflies, a documented 130 species.