Desert tortoises at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center located near Las Vegas have been protected for decades. That protection will soon end, though, as federal funds to operate the reserve are dwindling. If it …
Federal funds for a Nevada-based desert tortoise conservation center are running dry and wildlife officials plan …
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A federal facility in southern Nevada set to close does not plan to euthanize a bulk of desert tortoises. In a statement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife said the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center will not put down healthy …
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Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center, and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they've been caring for since the animals were added to the endangered …
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Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they've been caring for since the animals were added to the endangered …
Because of budget cuts, more than a thousand desert tortoises will lose their home in Nevada's Desert Tortoise Conservation Center, and hundreds of the threatened reptiles will likely be euthanized as a result of the loss. …
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Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center, and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they’ve been caring for since the animals were added to the endangered …
A combination of federal budget austerity and the dramatic decline of the Nevada housing market may claim some unlikely victims: desert tortoises. The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center — a 23-year-old federal refuge in …
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Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they've been caring for since the animals were added to the endangered …
Desert tortoises in the Nevada Facility have a dismal future as Federal funds have run dry and officials are considering euthanization They have adapted to their surrounding and survived the area's transition into a …
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