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 …
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
Officials expect to euthanize more than half the animals in the coming ... to track the effects of a wide range of human activities in the California desert on the tortoise..”
The result? Center administrators are planning to close the 220-acre facility in 2014 and euthanize about half of the …
The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center (DTCC) in Las Vegas is preparing to shut down due to lack of federal funds. Unfortunately, the closure of the conservation center means an upward of 1,400 tortoises will have to be euthanized
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 …
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 …