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Adoptable desert tortoises get medical exams

Adoptable desert tortoises get medical exams

royal panda casino free spins The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s annual tortoise-adoption program begins April 1 but not before more than 100 of the critters undergo a thorough medical examination.

cool cat casino mobile Dr. Jay Johnson of the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital will examine each tortoise’s eyes, mouth, nostrils, skin and shell. Tortoises are as small as a ping-pong ball to as large as a dinner plate. Adult tortoises will be checked for eggs and bladder stones. Each tortoise is fitted with an identification tag attached to its shell.

ruleta tragamonedas Ryton Only tortoises that get a clean bill of health will be put up for adoption. Potential adopters must be permanent residents of Arizona.

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