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Bolson Tortoise Recovery Project

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  1. Josh

    Josh Ask questions, share answers, talk torts! TFO Admin 10 Year Member!

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    Bozeman, Mont., — Today the Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF) announced that the 500th bolson tortoise hatchling recently chipped its way out of the confines of its eggshell on Ted Turner’s Armendaris Ranch in southern New Mexico.

    But there was a big surprise: hatchling number 500 was actually two hatchlings! This is not the first set of twins the bolson tortoise project has witnessed, but it is only the second set that has successfully hatched.

    http://eowilsonfoundation.org/bolso...reaches-major-milestone-with-500th-hatchling/
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    How cool that is. They are so cute. Sure hope all goes well with them. This is one tortoise I have not heard about. Thanks for sharing.
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    parrotlady Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Wonderful, my vet has some connection to the project.
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    Ted Turner is a tortoise guy?
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    Very cool!
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