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US Marines Moving 1,000 Desert Tortoises!

More than 1,000 desert tortoises are taking a trip with the Marine Corps this month. The military is using helicopters to relocate the tortoises to another part of the Mojave to make way for an expansion of its desert training grounds. During the two-week-long process, the hubcap-sized tortoises are being…

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