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Gopher Tortoise
Testudinidae
Gopherus polyphemus
Type: Turtle

Effect: Neutral
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Testudinidae
Testudinoidea
Box Turtle SubOrder
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Testudinidae Family
Gopherus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

Florida

General information about Gopher Tortoise :

They can weigh up to 20 pounds, growing up to about a foot long. The have a lifespan of 100 years. They live in dry areas, where they dig burrows that also provide shelter for other animals such as the Indigo Snake (also listed in my animals pages.)




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gardengeek
gardengeek
September 30, 2010
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