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WEC 250: Gopher Frogs, Burrows, and Fire: Interactions in the Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

Figure 2. Gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus (A) dig burrows (B) that can be up to 40 ft. long and 10 ft. deep.

Credit: Elizabeth A. Roznik, University of Florida, 2006(A) & 2007(B)