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Gopher Tortoise

Gopherus polyphemus

Description:

The gopher tortoise is a species of the Gopherus genus native to the southeastern United States. The gopher tortoise is seen as a keystone species because it digs burrows that provide shelter for 360 other animal species.

Habitat:

Forest

Notes:

In its burrow

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James McNair
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James McNair

Titusville, Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 1, 2014
Submitted on Apr 1, 2014

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