The Desert Tortoise of the American Southwest is a species that has lived on our planet far longer than humankind. Learn about these ancient, wise beings, and more importantly, about what we as humankind can learn from them. This is an interview with Tim Shields, a biologist and herpetologist who has studied the desert tortoise for more than 30 years in their harsh, natural environments. If you enjoy the interview and want to contact Tim directly, he can be reached at:  
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                                                                         Robert Han Bishop (1-9-12)