Scientists don't know whether the disease is deadly, but a similar illness may have decimated populations of endangered desert tortoises ... at least a dozen tortoises will die in the name of science. Others might be euthanized. ''We just …
that euthanized hundreds of the tortoises when BLM closed the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center. BLM elected not to dedicate funds to the project and, rather than free the tortoises into the surrounding environment, BLM killed them. …
In California, there are two native species, the desert tortoise and the Western ... for food and crowding out native …
Stand by, the liberal press, the weak-kneed “Rebublicrats” and Democrats are in the process of flaying the rancher in Nevada who stands in the way of (pick your cause): The desert tortoise (of which hundreds have been euthanized by …
The BLM is the same agency that has announced that federal funds for a Nevada-based desert tortoise conservation center in Las Vegas Valley are running dry and wildlife officials plan to close the facility and euthanize hundreds of …
The desert tortoise has the least serious designation of endangered species, “vulnerable.” It is not considered “critically endangered” or even “endangered.” In fact, in 2013, the BLM announced it was going to euthanize hundreds of …
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 …
(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. …