#tortoise
One urgent thing: help find Dusty!

One urgent thing: help find Dusty!

As the Santa Fe New Mexican via AP reported, a New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can’t run fast and can’t be missed — a 100-pound tortoise. KOB-TV reports Dusty the Turtle (who’s actually a tortoise) went missing earlier this month in Roswell after strong winds knocked open a […]

Continue Reading 123 words
Found!  Fernandina Tortoise Is Not Extinct After All

Found! Fernandina Tortoise Is Not Extinct After All

A team of explorers on the Galápagos Island of Fernandina last week discovered a female giant tortoise from a species thought to have gone extinct in 1906.  The expedition was led by biologist Forrest Galante for Animal Planet’s series “Extinct or Alive” which seeks to find “extinct” animals by searching for them in locations where a given species could have found refuge to remain alive. 

Continue Reading 505 words