A radio-tracked desert tortoise traverses at a wind energy facility

A radio-tracked adult desert tortoise traverses a hill at the southern edge of the wind energy facility

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A radio-tracked adult desert tortoise traverses a hill at the southern edge of the wind energy facility near Palm Springs, California. 

How a wind energy facility is designed can influence the behavior of animal predators and their prey, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Image Dimensions: 2496 x 1664

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Location Taken: Palm Springs, CA, US