TORTOISE IN A BURROW BENEATH A CREOSOTE BUSH

Vincent, is that you? Hard to say which local desert tortoise this is, but whoever it is, they’re tucked in nicely to a burrow on our green cabin’s land, up the bajada from the wash. This photograph was taken Friday morning, not long after we got some rain. The tortoises seem to move up the bajada to ground less likely to flood when they sense precipitation. Sometimes we see them come up to the green cabin’s deck, sometimes we see them like this—in a burrow beneath a creosote bush, or in steady transit to one…

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One Response to TORTOISE IN A BURROW BENEATH A CREOSOTE BUSH

  1. richard says:

    Thanks.
    nice pic

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