Two weeks ago we took in more sick tortoises at the San Diego Zoo’s Desert Tortoise Conservation Center (DTCC ... We knew immediately that the only thing to do was to humanely euthanize him. We talked over the case with our vet at …
JEAN — After years — perhaps a lifetime — in cushy captivity, desert tortoise No. 6349 spent his first ... Fish and Wildlife Service in Southern Nevada. Senn said no tortoises have been euthanized — or will be — because of the …
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 …
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 more than half …
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 …
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 …
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 …
The desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii ... one in Clark County is that Federal funds are running out and now officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they’ve been caring for since the animals were added to the …
The result? Center administrators are planning to close the 220-acre facility in 2014 and euthanize about half of the …