• Stolen 70-year-old tortoise recovered by deputies

    SANTA CRUZ, California (KSBW) — The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office returned a stolen tortoise on Monday. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were investigating stolen packages on Portola Drive when they identified Israel Santos, 28, as a suspect. When deputies found Santos they found that he didn’t only have packages in his possession but […]

  • Coachella Valley on Tortoise Watch

    [bc_video video_id=”5997616314001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] It appears Spring is on its way as Mojave Maxine emerged from brumation (reptilian hibernation) January 29, at 8:38 a.m. at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. While the east coast has Punxsutawney Phil and Groundhog Day to let them know when they can […]

  • Tortoise Coaxed From Hiding Spot Using Cherries

    Temecula, CA Two Riverside County Animal Services officers coaxed a tortoise from underneath its hiding spot this afternoon at a property near Temecula by using cherries. A property owner at a rural-style property, just east of Temecula’s wine country, initially was concerned about a reptile on his property. When the property owner tried to locate […]

Suscribe Form Desktop


Submit your suggestions and questions

Nbc Palm Spring Logo

Download our App

Apple Store Logo

Play Store Logo