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Evolutionary History of the Tortoise Lecture


February 4, 2023    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ancestors of turtles, tortoises and terrapins (Testudines) date from about 260 million years ago. As of 2018 more than half of the Testudines are threatened with extinction, including the 3 species of Desert Tortoise. Is there hope for these slow-moving reptiles?

RSVP is required for this lecture, and you must bring your ticket with you for check-in at 10:45 AM. Ticket reservations begin 14 days prior to the event. A suggested tax-deductible donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated and encouraged to support our volunteer programs. For more information contact the Visitor Center at 760-862-9984.

Sponsored by Friends of the Desert Mountains. Visit our website at www.DesertMountains.org

RSVP by clicking: https://www.desertmountains.org/calendar/fodmlecture2-4