The Glory of The Gopher Tortoise

Why does Florida need the Gopher Tortoise? The gopher tortoise is a terrestrial turtle that is native to the Southeastern United States. They spend 80% of their time living in sandy, dry burrows. Areas such as longleaf pine sandhills, dry prairies, and coastal dunes are ideal for making burrows because they tend to be rather… Continue reading The Glory of The Gopher Tortoise