Agassiz's desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii one of the unique creatures featured at times in the "¡Viva Baja! Life on the Edge" special exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. (c)Marc Chamberlain/SeaPics.com

Agassiz's desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii one of the unique creatures featured at times in the "¡Viva Baja! Life on the Edge" special exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

(c)Marc Chamberlain/SeaPics.com