Desert tortoise

Learn about the unique characteristics and behavior of desert tortoises. Discover how you can help protect this endangered species and create a safe habitat for them.
Check the care sheets on desert tortoise (genus: gopherus) species. The desert tortoise spends a lot of time digging in the hard desert earth, so it has long, sharp claws and its front limbs are coated in a protective layer of scales. These scales make it easier for the desert tortoise to retain water. Learn more about their family, breeding, habitat, lifespan, burrows, diet. Arizona Desert Tortoise Habitat, Desert Tortoise Food, Desert Tortoise Habitat Outdoor, Tortoise Burrow, Desert Turtle, Turtle Enclosure, Desert Diorama, Desert Dweller, Tortoise Food

Desert Tortoise (Genus: Gopherus) Care Sheets (Family, Breeding, Habitat, Lifespan, Burrows, Diet)

Check the care sheets on desert tortoise (genus: gopherus) species. The desert tortoise spends a lot of time digging in the hard desert earth, so it has long, sharp claws and its front limbs are coated in a protective layer of scales. These scales make it easier for the desert tortoise to retain water. Learn more about their family, breeding, habitat, lifespan, burrows, diet.

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