Desert Turtles live in the Sandy Deserts and hide in the sand so pretators wont catch them and they eat grass, herbs and other desert plants because they are herbovors.
Vertebrate or Invertebrate
A Desert Turtle is a vertebrate because it has a spine running up the top of its shell.
A desert turtles shell grow up to be about 9 to 15 inches long. The tempeture of a desert turtles eggs will determine wether it will be a boy or a girl, cold is boy warm is girl. When male desert turtles fight they have a gular horn to overturn an opponite.