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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

How to Pull Off the Most Complex Taxidermy of All Time

Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History[1] took the wraps off its newest main attraction: Lonesome George. Lonesome George, the world-famous giant tortoise native to the Galapagos. He passed on in 2012 of natural causes. This set in motion the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Tough tortoise named Turtle not so down in the dumps after all

Ruthie Armendariz spent last Friday morning at the Casa Grande landfill. She watched from her car as workers searched for her tortoise.“I call her Turtle,” she said.Turtle had been thrown in the garbage. And so Armendariz came here in hopes of finding ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

100-Pound Tortoise Creates Stir in Sarasota

Deputies used Facebook to find its owner.Why did the tortoise cross the road?That was the question Sarasota County’s Animal Services team wantedto answer after finding a 100-pound tortoise blocking the roadway at WebberStreet and Honore Avenue Thursd ... [Published Sarasota Patch - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Are you missing a 100-pound tortoise?

100-pound tortoise  (Photo: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)100-pound tortoise  (Photo: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)Like this topic? You may also like these photo galleries:AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast Slide Next Slide100-pound tortoise ... [Published 10connects.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Tortoises may be slow - but they have good memories, according to University of Derby research

IT is said that an elephant never forgets but now research by the University of Derby Scientists found that the reptiles use signs as cues to choose which direction to head in.The study was conducted to determine if Greek tortoises could discriminate ... [Published Derby Telegraph - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Images: 100-Year-Old Loneseome George Tortoise Goes on Exhibit

FOLLOWBy Live Science StaffDate: 19 September 2014 Time: 07:36 AM ETLonesome George was the last-documented member of Chelonoidis abingdoni, a tortoise species native to Pinta Island in the Galapagos. When he died of natural causes on June 24, 2012, scientists ... [Published LiveScience.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

UW Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Series

Words"Molecularizing Conservation: Genetics, De-Extinction, and Pristine Nature in the Galapagos Islands," by Elizabeth HennessyWhen: 09/19/14 @ 3:30pmCost: Room 180Call: 608-262-2138Web: www.geography.wisc.eduMore Information:Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Se ... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Young scientists get hands-on experience tracking tortoises

BARSTOW — How do you become a scientist? The Desert Discovery Center is helping children ages 8 to 14 interested in science answer that question. On Wednesday, geologists from the United States Geological Survey and Penn State University traveled from ... [Published Desert Dispatch - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cruising the Galapagos on a Nat Geo ship

My first foray into deep water brings me face to face with some of the islands' most ebullient locals.As shoals of slim surgeonfish, parrotfish and clownfish wind between the gray rocks and drift in the current, they suddenly appear -- six Galapagos sea ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc (TPZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 19, 2014

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc ( TPZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 19, 2014. A cashdividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid onSeptember 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TPZ stock prior tothe ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Have Turkey with a Tortoise

Red-footed boobies, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, flightless cormorants, giant tortoises, Darwin’s famous finches — the Galapagos Islands are a tapestry of wildlife, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in nature. This autumn, the 141-foot Gulf Craft ... [Published Yachting Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Tortoise, Booby, Turkey
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

90-pound stolen tortoise returned to Carson owner

He appeared weary Wednesday, resting in the shade of his small house. He hadn’t eaten much of the fruits and vegetables laid out in front of him.But Cruiser, the stolen 90-pound tortoise, was home, back where he belonged in the front yard of Karen Short’s ... [Published Press-Telegram - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Tortoise, Owner, Vegetables

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Cruiser the 90-pound stolen tortoise is back ho... [Published Greenspace - Sep 17 2014]
Karen Short got the surprise of a lifetime early Wednesday when her beloved 90-pound tortoise, Cruiser, was returned unharmed six days after he was stolen from her yard. ...
Refusal to debate? [Published Stubborn Liberal - Sep 17 2014]
Plunderbund has news on the Kasich refusal to debate Ed Fitzgerald: News broke this morning that the campaign team for Kasich, comfortably ahead in the polls, can’t agree on whether to tempt fate by putting their candidate on stage next to his opponent ...
Here’s a tortoise chasing a remote-controlled t... [Published Doobybrain.com - Sep 15 2014]
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World Famous Tortoise, Lonesome George, Is Comi... [Published Gothamist - Sep 15 2014]
Lonesome George, "the world-famous Pinta Island tortoise who was the last of his kind," is now in New York City. George, who was named for BEING SO LONESOME ("George has been lonesome ever since he was first discovered," we learn in the below video), ...
Apprio Awarded Mojave Desert Ecosystem GIS/IT P... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 15 2014]
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2014) -  Tracking an endangered tortoise across the Mojave Desert, which encompasses parts of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona, can be complicated. Under a contract with the Mojave Desert Ecosystem Program (MDEP), ...
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