Category Archives: Tortoise

Rocket Taking Off for Bronx Zoo

One of the Tulsa Zoo’s largest residents will head out on his next big adventure. Rocket the 600lb Aldabra tortoise is leaving the Tulsa Zoo  for his new home at the Bronx Zoo. Rocket received a red carpet welcome when he … Continue reading

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Meet the Conservation Program Manager: Paula Kahn, Desert Tortoise Conservation Center

Describe your job: I manage the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center (DTCC) in Las Vegas, Nev.  My job is multi-faceted and includes everything from hands-on activities related to the care of captive desert tortoises to conducting scientific research that will aid … Continue reading

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