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Gopher Tortoise


Common Name: Gopher Tortoise
Scientific Name: Gopherus polyphemus

This guy can be found in most of Florida. They like to dig burrows for cover
in open prairies and grasslands. Their front legs are flattened for this purpose.
Photographed in Naples Florida.

10/07/2002

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