NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Las Vegas, NV: Diana Koricke) Relocation and adoption of desert tortoises displaced by Las Vegas, NV, development featured; scenes shown. Government declaration of desert tortoise as a threatened species mentioned. Developers' agreement to pay for protected preserve for tortoises noted. [Summerlin development P. Cliff SWAN, father Gary SPITLER, wildlife biologist Betty BURGE - comment.] Upcoming relocation of tortoises to preserve mentioned.
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