Finding homes for tortoises - The Explorer: El Sol

Finding homes for tortoises

Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:00 pm

courtesy of Laura Hoffman/Reader photo, On a hike up Sombrero Peak in Marana in March of this year, Laura Hoffman came across this desert tortoise. The creatures have become increasingly rare in the area, due in large part to effects of a prolonged drought and habitat loss from development.

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