Desert Tortoises

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Re: Desert Tortoises

Postby panamint_patty » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:16 am

If it's getting to be time for rattlesnakes to end their hibernation cycle, then it must be about time for tortoises to exit their burrows and enjoy some fresh air. Anyone see any tortoises so far this spring?
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Re: Desert Tortoises

Postby CactusHugger » Fri May 12, 2017 6:19 am

panamint_patty: Good point. So far this spring we've heard a lot about rattlesnakes, but not much about tortoises. I'd rather see a tortoise than a rattlesnake while traveling through the desert any day!
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Re: Desert Tortoises

Postby recluse » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:36 pm

Rattlesnake Hitches Ride on Tortoise
I could have posted this under the rattlesnakes thread, but the hero in this clip is the tortoise. The rattlesnake was just a freeloader hitching a ride!
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