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decoded genome may help tortoise win race to survive




the mojave desert is home to a population of desert tortoises negatively affected by invasive grasses and an upper respiratory disease. asu life sciences researchers and their collaborators have decoded the animal's genome. this information should help guide how this threatened species is managed an...



hermann's tortoise needs our help




back in 2003, wild fires oblitereated sections of the forest in the esterel and maures mountain ranges in the var department, destroying more than 200 square kilometers  of forestry. this summer has seen an unfortunate relapse and the area has suffered greatly from droughts, strong winds, intense h...



australia's newest senator lucy gichuhi wants change




in the end, it was a vacuum cleaner that led senator lucy gichuhi to one of the defining epiphanies of her life. senator lucy gichuhi delivers her first speech in the senate. photo: alex ellinghausenhaving arrived in australia from kenya with her husband william and young daughters peris, agnes and...



australia's newest senator lucy gichuhi wants change




in the end, it was a vacuum cleaner that led senator lucy gichuhi to one of the defining epiphanies of her life. senator lucy gichuhi delivers her first speech in the senate. photo: alex ellinghausenhaving arrived in australia from kenya with her husband william and young daughters peris, agnes and...



desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencing




desert tortoises pace back and forth and can overheat by roadside fencing meant to help them, according to a study published in the journal biological conservation by the university of california, davis, and the university of georgia.the mojave desert tortoise is a threatened species and icon of cal...



interact scratchpad for mac takes the pain out of adding contacts – macstories




last year, agile tortoise introduced interact for ios, a powerful app for managing contacts. one of the most popular features of that app is the scratchpad that parses contact information, making quick work of turning a block of text into a new contact. agile tortoise has ported that functionality t...



canberra motorist detected driving at 158kmh near braidwood




nsw police detected an act-registered vehicle driving at 158kmh on the kings highway near braidwood on friday.police said the motorist told them "other people wouldn't give me space". nsw police detected an act-registered vehicle driving at 158kmh on the kings highway near braidwood. photo: nsw po...



oil rises on drop in us petrol supplies




crude oil prices gained as government data showed a drop in us gasoline supplies that have remained stubbornly high at the start of the summer driving season.futures rose as much as 1.4 per cent in new york after the energy information administration reported gasoline stockpiles fell 894,000 barrels...



presstv-el salvador zoo showcases rare aged tortoises




the el salvador national zoo has presented two rare tortoises recently added to their guest animals.both reptiles are 15-year-old male african spurred tortoises that have been donated to the zoo by salvadoran arauca breeding farm. the animals’ age and size had made them unsuitable subjects for rep...



uk election: photos of dogs in polling stations go viral




brits headed to the ballot box for the third time in just over two years today, to vote in the u.k.'s general election. but many of them did not make the journey alone, bringing their pet dogs along for the ride.in true british form, the hashtag #dogsatpollingstations quickly began trending on socia...



18 (tongue-in-cheek) reasons cobs are better than thoroughbreds




tough, resilient, reliable and brilliant fun. of course no horse is perfect, but cob owners and riders have got a pretty good deal. here are 18 reasons why h&h's showing editor aimi clark thinks they are so much better than thoroughbreds. thoroughbred lovers — get ready to fight your corner... 1. ...



printable device points toward sensor-laden robot skin




in this age of smartphones and tablet computers, touch-sensitive surfaces are everywhere. they're also brittle, as people with cracked phone screens everywhere can attest.covering a robot -- or an airplane or a bridge -- with sensors will require a technology that is both flexible and cost-effective...



study of relocated desert tortoises reveals a surprise




female desert tortoises adjusted well to relocation, but the males did not, a study has found. credit: university of wisconsin - milwaukeeresults of a study on the relocation of a community of desert tortoises in california has unveiled a mystery: when moved only a short distance from their habitat,...



an 'evolutionary gamble' may be killing joshua tree's mother tortoises




wildlife biologists say an alarming number of female desert tortoise carcasses found earlier this year just outside the southern edge of joshua tree national park may be the result of mothers fighting extinction by exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs, even under stress. u.s. geological sur...



calls for uk zoo to close after 486 animals die in four years




calls are growing for a zoo in cumbria to be closed after nearly 500 animals died there in four years.south lakes safari zoo, whose licence is up for renewal, had a death rate of 12 per cent of its animal residents between 2013 and 2016, reports the guardian.causes of death included emaciation, hypo...



calls for south lakes safari zoo to close after 486 animals die in four years




calls are growing for a zoo in cumbria to be closed after nearly 500 animals died there in four years.south lakes safari zoo, whose licence is up for renewal, had a death rate of 12 per cent of its animal residents between 2013 and 2016, reports the guardian.causes of death included emaciation, hypo...



california tortoises died trying to reproduce during drought




this feb. 16, 2017 photo provided by the u.s. geological survey shows the remains of a desert tortoise near joshua tree national park in california's southern desert. scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises near the park say it appears the animals died while exhausting their water...