The Barrow Plot Where Jeff Lovich Conducts Desert Tortoise Research

Landscape consisting of arid shrubland.

Detailed Description

Sunset on the Barrow Plot in eastern Joshua Tree National Park. This area used to be inhabited by a healthy population of desert tortoises, but by 2012 many were dead due to the effects of protracted drought and predation by coyotes. Photo taken May 4, 2012.


Image Dimensions: 3456 x 2304

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