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Gopher Tortoise

Gopherus polyphemus

Description:

Gopher Tortoise territorial fight. They fought for several minutes until one of them fell into a small hole.

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4 Comments

TampaDave
TampaDave 9 years ago

He was ok. It took him a few minutes, but he was able to flip over and walk away.

peter
peter 9 years ago

Hope he was okay!

TampaDave
TampaDave 9 years ago

Thanks.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Great shots as usual

TampaDave
Spotted by
TampaDave

Sanibel, Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 19, 2007
Submitted on Apr 8, 2011

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