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 Australopithecus. So who has rights to this land, really?”
Read this excellent April Fools’ satire: http://www.hcn.org/articles/desert-tortoise-militia-occupies-bundy-ranch.