• Above Golden Canyon

    Death Valley

    National Park CA,NV

Animals

desert tortoise
Desert tortoise can live up to 80 years, yet most of their lives are spent sleeping in underground burrows.
 
 
Death Valley's great range of elevations and habitats support a variety of wildlife species, including 51 species of native mammals, 307 species of birds, 36 species of reptiles, three species of amphibians, and five species and one subspecies of native fishes. Small mammals are more numerous than large mammals, such as desert bighorn, coyote, bobcat, mountain lion, and mule deer. Mule deer are present in the pinyon/juniper associations of the Grapevine, Cottonwood, and Panamint Mountains.
 

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