Mojave Maxine Emergence Contest

Mojave Maxine Emerges!!!

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Maxine emerging from her burrow on Monday, February 17th 2014 at 11:53 a.m.!




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Mojave Maxine, the desert tortoise at The Living Desert, emerged from brumation (reptilian hibernation) at 11:53 a.m. on Monday, February 17th 2014.

Spring is here!

The Mojave Maxine Emergence Contest winning students from nine Southern California counties will be notified in the coming weeks. Nearly 3,000 students entered the contest this year.

Thanks and remember to enter again next year!