Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencing

A 350-kilometer drive away from the frenzy of the nearest city, the thatched desert village of Lavavolo, Madagascar seems to lie in infinite stillness. But homeostasis is never a given. Even this tiny, thatched town with its own sparse, spiny forests offers chaos, natural and manmade. In return, biology – and biologists – have developed a […]

Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencing

Desert tortoises pace back and forth and can overheat by roadside fencing meant to help them, according to a study published in the journal Biological Conservation by the University of California, ...

Sat 5 Aug 17 from Phys.org

Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencing, Sat 5 Aug 17 from ScienceDaily

Desert tortoises can’t take the heat of roadside fencing, Sat 5 Aug 17 from Science Blog

Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencing, Fri 4 Aug 17 from Eurekalert

Madagascar’s radiated tortoises have personalities, too

A 350-kilometer drive away from the frenzy of the nearest city, the thatched desert village of Lavavolo, Madagascar seems to lie in infinite stillness. But homeostasis is never a given. Even ...

Wed 9 Aug 17 from Mongabay.com

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