Tuesday, March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018

Location: Palm Bay, Malabar Scrub

I am known as a Gopher Tortoise,
You can tell that I'm fairly old -
My back is scuffed up and almost smooth
From years of going in and out of my hole.

Sources: Animal Diversity Web - Gopherus polyphemus (Florida) Gopher Tortoise

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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