Because of a shortage of funds, the refuge in Nevada can no longer afford to care for 1,400 tortoises, which are on the endangered species list, so about half of them will be euthanized. I was utterly appalled when I read the article about …
Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise ... adult female tortoise with its carapace crushed in October 2010, during a media tour of the site. Biologists concluded that a vehicle struck the animal and ordered it …
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 species list in 1990. …
Nearly 200,000 acres of the Gold Butte, the area the Bundys have ranched since the late 1800s, were designated off-limits for the "critical desert tortoise" population in 1998. However, the federal government has reportedly euthanized hundreds …
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 reptiles were added to the endangered species list in 1990. …
For a number of years, tortoises ... Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Las Vegas Valley, placing these endangered creatures in a particularly vulnerable position. Officials of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service argue, the tortoises may …
It doesn’t seem fair to euthanize them just because the tortoises are sick and someone ran out of money.” Desert tortoises have made their rocky homes in Utah, California, Arizona and Nevada for 200 million years. But the prehistoric animal …
If we euthanize him, are we robbing him of 30 years? It doesn't seem fair to euthanize them just because the tortoises are sick and someone ran out of money." Desert tortoises have made their rocky homes in Utah, California, Arizona and …
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 species list in 1990.
GRAPHIC: Impact of solar projects on desert tortoises Costly conservation efforts by state ... Biologists concluded that a vehicle struck the animal and ordered it euthanized. A flurry of emails ensued. Steve DeYoung, then a BrightSource …