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Gopher Tortoise (endangered species)

Gopherus polyphemus

Description:

Large tortoise, endangered in the state of Florida where photo was taken.

Habitat:

Sandy dune-like area near forested ravine.

Notes:

Seen from car while driving into conservation area (with permit!). I wish I had a picture of the front, but I didn't want to disturb the animal by getting out of the car and approaching it.

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AbigailParker
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AbigailParker

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2011
Submitted on May 30, 2012

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