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Demand Action For Our Southwestern Desert Tortoises *** Please Sign ***
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, conservation, crime, cruelty, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, pets, suffering, Tortoise )

- 814 days ago -
The federal government has revealed plans to shut down the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Nevada. This is an unsettling move that would require the removal and relocation of up to 1,400 captive desert tortoises into wild tortoise populations....
Meet the World`s Oldest Living Animal Jonathan - a 178-Yr-Old Tortoise!
Animals  (tags: Tortoise, oldest, living, earth )

- 1644 days ago -
The world's oldest living animal has been recognized as a 178-year-old tortoise - Jonathan. Jonathan was photographed during the Boer War around 1900 when he was 70, and now his life has spanned eight British monarchs from George IV to Elizabeth ...
Funny Animal Videos: Mighty Tortise Takes on Two Cats and Wins - Paw Nation
Animals  (tags: animals, humor, funny, video, cats, tortoise, pets )

- 1960 days ago -
In one corner, we have several cats, more or less unfussy felines just trying to go about their business of eating. In the other corner, we've got Yoshi tortiose with one agenda in mind: getting the best of those darn cats!
Sweet Video of The Good Samari Tortoise - Paw Nation -
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, tortoise, helping, tortoise, video, Sweet Story )

- 2053 days ago -
Sometimes you come across a video that's not just cute, but warms your heart. While it may seem like everything in the news is pretty much horrible all the time, maybe all it takes is to watch one tortoise helping another who is in trouble.
Madagascar's Radiated Tortoise Threatened With Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, Tortoise, Wildlife )

- 2127 days ago -
A team of biologists from the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reported April 5 that Madagascar's radiated tortoise -- considered one of the most beautiful tortoise species -- is rapidly nearing extinction due .....
Exotic Animal Amnesty Day Allows Owners to Surrender Non-Domestic Pets
Animals  (tags: wildlife, exotic, animals, rescue, alligator, iguana, monkey, chimpanzee, tortoise, Burmese, python, pets, zoo, protection, Connecticut )

- 2386 days ago -
An alligator, an iguana, a small monkey, an eight-foot Burmese python and 132 other non-domestic pets were dropped off Saturday at Connecticut's first exotic animal amnesty day. The event was organized after a chimpanzee attacked a woman in February.
Animals  (tags: TORTOISE, HARE, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, AnimalWelfare, protection )

- 2434 days ago -
The race against extinction is one that neither the Sonoran desert tortoise nor the white-sided jackrabbit can afford to lose. That's why we recently filed lawsuits to require the federal government to protect them under the Endangered Species Act--ACT NO
The Fastest Tortoise on THREE Legs: How Injured Tonka Races Around on Her Toy Truck
Animals  (tags: animals, tortoise, AnimalWelfare, environment, survivor, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2446 days ago -
Meet the tortoise on wheels who could give any hare a run for its money despite having her leg bitten off by a dog.
Tortoise Fitted With 'Crash Helmet'
Animals  (tags: animals, tortoise, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2454 days ago -
Vets have fitted a 'crash helmet' on a giant tortoise to protect him while a hole in his shell grows over.
Royal Blessing For Galapagos Tortoise
Animals  (tags: galapagos islands, wildlife, wild animals, tortoise, prince charles, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2517 days ago -
There is a new addition to the Royal family - a two-year-old baby tortoise who can now call the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall his godparents. The couple were invited to become his guardians as they visited the Charles Darwin Centre on the Ga
Teenager Faces Jail Over Baseball Attack on Tortoise
Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, tortoise, smashed to bits, teenager facing charges, drunk, abuse, AnimalCruelty, suffering, slaughter, sadness, protection, humans )

- 2530 days ago -
A teenager faces jail for smashing a tortoise to pieces with a baseball bat. Daniel Winspear, 18, killed the pet in a drunken attack at a party, magistrates heard yesterday. Tests proved the tortoise did not die straight away. Winspear, of Hartle
Jonathan the 176-Year-Old Tortoise Revealed as World's Oldest Animal in Boer War Photo
Animals  (tags: st helena, wildanimals, wildlife, tortoise, worlds oldest animal, protection )

- 2621 days ago -
At 176, Jonathan the tortoise is knocking on a bit. In fact, he's said to be one of the world's oldest living animals. A photograph from about 1900 has been found which apparently backs up this claim. It shows Jonathan, aged around 70, munching on gra
'Big Mo' Dies; at 70-Plus, Tortoise Was Oldest at Zoo
Animals  (tags: tortoise, oldest, zoos, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2870 days ago -
Big Mo, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's only yellow-footed tortoise and its oldest resident, has died at an age somewhere over 70, said Henry Kacprzyk, curator of Kids Kingdom and reptiles. Mr. Kacprzyk said a keeper found Big Mo dead in the
Galapagos Giant Tortoise Has Baby at 70
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, wildlife, tortoise )

- 2879 days ago -
Mother weighs in at round about the 500lbs mark while junior is only a few ounces but eventually - aged about 40 - he will reach her size.
Rare Victory for Madagascar Tortoises - Madagascar
Animals  (tags: Madagascar, tortoise, smugglers, Nigeria, conservationists, protection )

- 2932 days ago -
Conservationists are celebrating a double victory over tortoise smugglers in Madagascar. Earlier this month, a Nigerian man was arrested with 300 tortoises and another 20 have been returned to their habitat after being seized on a neighbouring island.

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