The Desert Speaks

On the Trail of a Living Fossil

Passport Season 16 Episode 4 | 26m 20s Video has closed captioning.

In an effort to discover more about the desert tortoise, host David Yetman treks from the dry deserts of Utah to the tropics of Northwestern Mexico in search of these special animals. The trail begins outside of St. George Utah, which has more tortoises there per square kilometer than anywhere else in the United States. In the Mojave Desert, Yetman observes how tortoises are marked and tracked.

Aired: 06/16/20

Rating: TV-PG

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