Big Bend's rich history is revealed in a wealth of historic photographs. These galleries cover the period prior to the establishment of the park in 1944 and the evolution of the park in the years after.
Seventy-five species of mammals inhabit the deserts and mountains of Big Bend National Park. Larger mammals include whitetail and mule deer, javelina, mountain lion, and black bear.
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Big Bend has the best representation of late Cretaceous dinosaur fossils of all the National Parks. More...