by Emily King  The fourth season for the Rafetus breeding project has come to an end, without the results that we were all hoping for.  It seems that out of the 188 eggs laid, none were actually fertilized.  This has put all of us on the project in a bit of a predicament wondering how to proceed next…

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by Rick Hudson  For the second time in 6 months, Rick Hudson (TSA) and Christina Castellano (The Orianne Society) teamed up to work in the south of Madagascar, continuing to look for solutions to the ongoing Radiated Tortoise crisis (see March 2011 trip report here). We came prepared this time with a highly capable field crew, the Mozambique-based…

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