Monday, April 07, 2008

This is a lot of $$$

Headline reads............. Desert tortoises moved for tanks Hundreds of Mojave Desert tortoises are being moved to make room for more tank training at the Army's Fort Irwin. There are approximately 800 of the reptiles to be relocated from the Army land to public plots must be approved by the U S Geological Survey and other experts at a cost of (are ya ready for this??) $8.5 million.
YOWZER!!! the journalist did not write yowzer but I sure did

Now I love turtles/tortoises as much as the next person I do but lordy.................Mr Doodles was going to volunteer his Big A$$ truck and his time at a fraction of cost $10,000 per tortoise.

read the full story here

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