Field Work and Projects: 2012 Recap

This past year the Turtle Conservancy has continued to make headway with our efforts to protect turtles and tortoises around the world. Work continues in India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, and South Africa.

South Africa’s Geometric Tortoise

This past January, a devastating veld (Dutch word for “field”) fire destroyed much of the last remaining Geometric Tortoise habitat on the Elandsberg Private Nature Reserve, which held the largest population of Geometric Tortoises.