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Appendix IV: Burrow Options
Care, Husbandry and Diet of the Desert Tortoise

We have instructions for two methods of building a burrow for your tortoise: Click either photo to see step-by-step instructions.


Click for instructions using concrete blocks to construct a tortoise burrow

Click for instructions using a trashcan to construct a tortoise burrow

You can contact the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's Tortoise Adoption Program at 520-883-3062.