ENDANGERED SPECIES: Fla. man caught killing -- and eating -- gopher tortoises Published: Friday, August 29, 2014 A tip led a Florida wildlife officer to the scene of a threatened tortoise slaughter and feast on Florida's west coast. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.