The Bundys also have refused to scale back their cattle operation in reaction to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s listing of the desert tortoise as ... the recovery of the species. Healthy tortoises will not be euthanized.”
Four animals were euthanized, including one cow and one bull that bore ... designated the scenic Gold Butte area as protected habitat for the endangered desert tortoise and cut his allotment of cows. Grazing fees today can be as little …
They did so--or so we were told--for the reason of protecting the desert tortoise. But then it was revealed ... There were a few specific reasons why the feds chickened out in the Nevada desert though. 1. Technology - As the Bundy family …
(UPDATE) The Bureau of Land Management is confirming six cattle were euthanized or died during the roundup of ... grazed cattle on that same land for 136 years, but nowadays, the desert tortoise has more rights than Bundy’s cattle. …
Of the total, 2.7 million animals are euthanized, and 2.7 million are adopted ... When Kobbe Shaw was helping rescue desert tortoises from a hoarding situation, one crawled over to him, climbed atop his leather dress shoes and pooped.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” Thursday ... 21 years ago after the land was declared habitat for the desert tortoise and he was ordered to reduce his herd from roughly 900 …
GEORGE – It has been a week since the standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and the supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Since then the 67 ... damage the roundup could have done to desert tortoise habitat, Leff said: …
It is debatable as to whether she will be shot or euthanized in some other ... especially in the Namib desert of Namibia and the Kalahari desert in Botswana. Lastly, I must add that today elephant graveyards are a tragic reality. They are …
Self-driving ground vehicles of various stripes existed, but what kind of machine could negotiate hundreds of kilometers through what amounts to an enormous dusty sand trap littered with ... including the desert tortoise and the monkey …
Anybody who read Ted Kerasote's surprise national bestseller ... When Merle, the stray he brought home from the Utah desert, died at 14 -- a relatively ripe old age for a large dog -- Kerasote was heartbroken. He began to wonder: Why …