Desert tortoise found in Bakersfield
Tortoise was the size of a watermelon
Last Updated: 238 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A local man found a desert tortoise on the side of the road on Wednesday night.
Richard Buehrer found a desert tortoise sleeping in a flower bed on the side of a road off Panorama and Fairfax.
The wildlife was about the size of a watermelon.
Desert tortoises are native to the Mojave Desert and are considered a wild animal.
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