New Tortoise Law in Effect

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Nevada residents who want to have a desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) as a pet will be limited to a single animal
beginning May 1, 2013. This new restriction was put into place when the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners
voted to approve Commission General Regulation 426 as a step toward reducing the over breeding of pet desert tortoises.

 

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