Marci Henson of the county's Desert Conservation Program estimated about 2 percent of those are euthanized after developing respiratory problems. Ignoring the urban and suburban populations of the tortoise to call it …
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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 reptiles were added to the endangered …
Months before the heated contention between the Bureau of Land Management and Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, purportedly over protecting an endangered species of desert tortoise ... Officials expect to euthanize
Hundreds of desert tortoises living in a sprawling conservation reserve near Las Vegas will soon be relocated to places that will support their recovery. The vulnerable species, which for years lived a peaceful, sheltered …
A cutoff of federal funds is forcing the closure of the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center near Las Vegas. Officials plan to euthanize hundreds of tortoises which they've sheltered for more than two decades.
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 …
Officials said they plan to close down the 220-acre wildlife reserve in the coming months and euthanize desert tortoises they have been taking care of since 1990, according to a special report by the Associated Press …
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 …
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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, …