Tag: desert tortoise

California Desert Tortoise Granted Temporary Endangered Species Status

California Desert Tortoise Granted Temporary Endangered Species Status

The Mojave desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) has been granted temporary endangered species status by the California Fish and Game Commission. The c [...]
Desert Tortoise Survives Not One, But Two Utah Wildfires

Desert Tortoise Survives Not One, But Two Utah Wildfires

A Mojave desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) was observed during a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources fire destruction survey in southern Utah with [...]
Sonoran Desert Tortoise Under Consideration For ESA Protections, Again

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Under Consideration For ESA Protections, Again

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2015 decided against protecting the Sonoran desert tortoise (Gopherus morafkai) under the Endangered Species Act [...]
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