August 2, 2018

Some Florida residents say protected Gopher Tortoises may been wiped out by developers

Could Florida growth mean tough times for the rare tortoise? Stuart, Florida- Residents in scenic Stuart, Florida are mad and want answers. They think protected Gopher Tortoises might have been killed in a rush to build local hospital offices. In a public email obtained by the CFSC, Stephen Mayer, Senior Planner for the Stuart Development Department is “mortified” to learn of the possibility of over 20 tortoises found dead on the site. “They were obviously […]
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