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Turtles in the News

August 1, 2014: Tortoises Show Off Smarts by Mastering Touch-Screen Tech

Touch-screen technology has ventured into the world of reptiles. Red-footed tortoises have learned how to use the device in exchange for a strawberry, a new study reports.
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September 24, 2014: Lonesome George, the Last Tortoise of His Kind, Is on Posthumous Display in NYC

Two years ago, the last known giant tortoise from Pinta Island in the Galápagos, Lonesome George, died at the age of about 100. Now through January, those interested in laying eyes on George's lengthy neck and beautiful saddleback shell can see him in taxidermied form at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Read the article...

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Announcing the Release of the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP)
Click DRECP for the DRECP web site. Click Draft for links to the document's sections. Click Data Basin to view Plan maps. The Comment period has been extended through Monday, February 23, 2015.