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Texas Pocket Gopher

Geomys personatus


The Pocket Gopher is larger that most pocket gopher species, pale-drab or grayish-drab species with relatively long, scant-haired tailTexas. Mounds about twelve inches in diameter and 6 to 8 inches high.


Found this gopher hole in San Angelo, TX during a nature walk in the State Park. It was a sandy area and only sparce areas of grass.

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Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
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