Up to 75 a year rescued through museum program
courtesy Holly Gardner, Neeko and Quinn Gardner keep a close eye on Pierre, the tortoise.
courtesy of Laura Hoffman/Reader photo, On a hike up Sombrero Peak in Marana in March of this year, Laura Hoffman came across this desert tortoise. The creatures have become increasingly rare in the area, due in large part to effects of a prolonged drought and habitat loss from development.
courtesy of Kent Jacobs, Tortoises enjoy tasty flower petals.