Gopher Tortoise (Spring wild+animals ). Photo by dosrios

Gopher Tortoise

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Friday April 5, 2013

Homosassa, FL (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: on the move today (safe to move out or road... in direction they're headed); breeding begins, age of 10-15 yrs., 9". In captivity live 75 years. "Keystone" species; 360 other species survival dependent upon their burrows, usually 30' long, nearly 10' deep. Threatened: loss of habitat and low reproductive rate.


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