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General Information Product 98

Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Heat Is On: Desert Tortoises and Survival

By Stephen M. Wessells and Steven E. Schwarzbach

Purpose

To highlight USGS scientists' research and build support for the work being done to help with desert tortoise recovery.

To educate people about desert tortoises, their habitat needs, and what people might do to help.

Length: 30 minutes

First posted March 1, 2010

For additional information contact:
Director, Western Ecological Research Center
3020 State University Drive East
Modoc Hall, Room 3006
Sacramento, CA 95819
http://www.werc.usgs.gov/

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Suggested citation:

Wessells, S.M., and Schwarzbach, S.E., 2010, The Heat Is On: Desert Tortoises and Survival: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 98, DVD movie, 30 minutes.




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