An 'evolutionary gamble' may be killing Joshua Tree's mother tortoises

NewsScientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises in Southern California said it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's historic drought.Contributed Author: Christopher Weber, Associated PressTopics: Geoscience

An 'evolutionary gamble' may be killing Joshua Tree's mother tortoises

Wildlife biologists say an alarming number of female desert tortoise carcasses found earlier this year just outside the southern edge of Joshua Tree National Park may be the result of mothers ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

California tortoises died trying to reproduce during drought

Scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises in Southern California said it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's historic ...

Wed 17 May 17 from Phys.org

California Tortoises Died Trying to Reproduce During Drought, Thu 18 May 17 from Laboratory Equipment

California tortoises died trying to reproduce during drought, Wed 17 May 17 from AP

California tortoises died trying to reproduce during drought, Wed 17 May 17 from AP

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