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Gopher Tortoise

Gopherus polyphemus


Land tortoise that builds its nest in the sand dunes underground with their large digging 'toes'. These tortoises can grow to be very large.


Beaches, seaside, sand dunes

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1 Comment

Aaron_G 9 years ago

Hi there. I've gone ahead and have updated the scientific name for you. :-)

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012

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