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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 species list in 1990. Officials ...
Newser · 8/26/2013
The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center outside Las Vegas has announced plans to euthanize hundred of animals due to a lack of federal funding. The 220-acre refuge area, which currently houses approximately 1,400 tortoises, has been caring for had been ...
Examiner · 8/27/2013
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.
The Spokesman-Review · 8/26/2013
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Since 1990, the desert tortoise has been protected by wildlife officials at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center, a 220-acre reserve just outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Now, the tortoises are being threatened by the very people charged with their care.
Ecorazzi · 8/26/2013
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 Las Vegas for the threatened ...
Raw Story · 8/25/2013
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. "It's the ...
The Huffington Post · ByHannah Dreier · 8/25/2013
August 27, 2013, 9:53 AM |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. GO
CBS News · 8/27/2013
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.
abc40 · 8/29/2013
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. "It's the ...
Yahoo Finance · 8/26/2013
MORONGO BASIN — The headline read, “Hundreds of desert tortoises to be euthanized by 2014 at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center just outside Las Vegas.” “My heart just sank,” Rae Packard, executive director of the Joshua Tree Tortoise
Hi-Desert Star · 8/29/2013