The Desert Tortoise: A Natural History

The Desert Tortoise: A Natural History

Course Number: BIOL X412.14

2 units

Explore the fascinating life of one of California's best-known reptiles – the desert tortoise. Learn how California's official reptile and a threatened species continues to survive in North America's hottest and driest region and how it has adapted to the pulse of plant growth following winter rain. Participants examine living tortoises, view a major museum exhibition on this desert reptile, and attend a day-long symposium on the desert tortoise presented by some of the world's leading authorities.


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