Desert Tortoise App

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Smart phones have become valuable tools in the conservation of rare species around the world. Mojave Desert Tortoise, a free app on both the iTunes and Android stores, encourages smart device users to take photos of any desert tortoises they happen to come across in the Mojave Desert. The app adds GPS data to the photo and sends it to researchers at the Mojave Desert Ecosystem Program (MDEP) and Desert Managers Group. The information will then be used to track the tortoises's movement and habits.

You can download the app at iTunes or Android Market.

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Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Dr.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597

Phone:

(760) 367-5500

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