TITLE

MOJAVE SQUEEZE

AUTHOR(S)
GREEN, EMILY
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
High Country News;8/5/2013, Vol. 45 Issue 13, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the conservation strategy that saved the desert tortoises living in the Mojave Desert. The plan was based on the translocation process that involves moving animals to other habitats, which was recommended through a study performed by Kristin Berry for the U.S. Geological Survey. Translocation has been used not only to conserve but also boost population of animal species, as it was applied since the desert tortoise was covered by the Endangered Species Act in 1989.
ACCESSION #
89711746

 

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