Best April Fools’ 2016 Goes To High Country News

High Country News reports on the occupation of Bundy Ranch by endangered desert tortoises. Photo credit: Laura Patterson/CC Flickr and brian.ch/CC Flickr.

High Country News reports on the occupation of Bundy Ranch by endangered desert tortoises. Photo credit: Laura Patterson/CC Flickr and brian.ch/CC Flickr.

High Country News correspondent Ben Goldfarb is reporting today that the Tortoise Rebellion, “a militia composed of endangered desert tortoises has commenced a hostile occupation of Cliven Bundy’s ranch.”

“Our clan has been occupying the Mojave Desert since before it was a desert. We were here when Cliven’s ancestors were still AustralopithecusSo who has rights to this land, really?”

Read this excellent April Fools’ satire: http://www.hcn.org/articles/desert-tortoise-militia-occupies-bundy-ranch.

 

Wes is the editor of Outdoor Photographer.