Environmental movement having problems?
Posted January 23, 2002 - 12:48 PM
"When he was mayor of Palm Springs, California, Sonny Bono told how police apprehended environmental activists sneaking an 'endangered' desert tortoise into an under-construction housing subdivision they wanted to stop."
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Posted January 24, 2002 - 10:19 PM
collected hundreds instead of perhaps a dozen or so in 1 sq mile. This raised a few eyebrows on how rare are these. Then in the middle of relocating these animals the ones in pen started dying off. It tuns out being confined so close together that a respitory infection spread to all of them and they had to be destroyed, not to mention the fact of infection spreading from released tortises to the rest of the population in the wild.
Posted January 24, 2002 - 07:51 PM