desert tortoise


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desert tortoise

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Perform outreach sessions regarding what to do if a wild desert tortoise is found on a construction
In fact, the Kern River Pipeline study found more tortoises on grazed land than ungrazed, but found the very highest concentration of the supposedly "threatened" desert tortoise near urban golf courses.
Moreover, the tortoise thrives in Las Vegas--and, in fact, even is considered a nuisance by many there--and it was BLM, not Bundy, that euthanized hundreds of them when BLM closed the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center.
I was helping a scientist, Curtis Bjurlin, study baby desert tortoises.
Our biologists here have every reason to feel very good about what they've done because they've partnered with universities, federal, state and local agencies, even private research, and the things they've learned have added to the body of knowledge about the desert tortoise," Hatch said.
Managing a subsidized predator population: reducing Common Raven predation on desert tortoises.
Alternatively, because physical descriptions of the shell degradation on desert tortoise shell were similar to those described here for gopher tortoises, keratinolytic bacteria may have colonized shells damaged first by environmental contaminants (Jacobson et al.
The desert tortoise is an amazingly adaptive animal.
The desert tortoise lives in the sprawling California Desert Conservation Area.
Although the Launch site lies outside desert tortoise range, the assessment notes that "all Kistler-related traffic would transit desert tortoise habitat.