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200 Captive Desert Tortoises Need Forever Homes

Summary by Arizona Daily Independent
Due primarily to illegal breeding, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has 200 tortoises of various ages and sizes available for adoption. Captive tortoises grow up to about 14 inches long and can live 80-100 years. They cannot be released back into the wild because they could spread diseases that harm wild populations. Arizona residents...
1 month ago·Tucson, United States

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200 Captive Desert Tortoises Need Forever Homes

Due primarily to illegal breeding, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has 200 tortoises of various ages and sizes available for adoption. Captive tortoises grow up to about 14 inches long and can live 80-100 years. They cannot be released back into the wild because they could spread diseases that harm wild populations. Arizona residents...

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