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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.