San Diego Zoo: No euthanasia of threatened tortoises, despite AP report
The private agency that manages a Nevada facility dedicated to conservation of the threatened desert tortoise has denied an Associated Press report that hundreds of threatened Desert Tortoises will be killed…
This story, reported by the AP and Washington Post, was either erroneous, or once the news got out, the plans were denied and changed.
Theres been some talk that this was a political play for funding. I don’t know but happy they are safe.