Amarillo, it's surrounding towns, and the Texas Panhandle in general is a pretty wild place. That much is clear when you take 287-N and find yourself in the breathtaking scrubland; or when you cruise down 287-S towards Palo Duro Canyon and the rolling flat plains.

The Panhandle is a staggeringly beautiful place that's filled with a unique array of wildlife. Some of the animals on the list below are a bit of a "duh", but other animals might surprise you. Who knows? Check out what we've put together so far.

Wildlife of the Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle is filled to the brim with wonderful species of wildlife. Here are some of the incredible animals that share their home with us.