news, very sad to report straight from the ranch we just got a very
young desert tortoise dropped off by a very nice older couple that
found him crossing the bridge and the Lenwood exit in Barstow barely
missed getting ran over by 3 buses they said. Ok
that wasn't the bad part the really disturbing part is that the very
small tortoise was wrapped with duct tape and as I was unraveling him
very slowly and carefully wires were exposed like he was connected to a
bomb. The explosive must have slipped off somehow and the wires were
wrapped around his body with the duct tape.
Update tortoise is doing great.