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Dave and Jan's travels:
Tortoise in Mojave

A desert tortoise. In some ways, these are great survivors. For example, when they do get water, they store several weeks' worth in their bladders for leaner times. In other ways, they are less great at survival. For example, this one was sunbathing in the middle of the road. You'll be please to hear that your valiant correspondents removed him to safety.