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Animal Corner – The Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoises hail from North America such as Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and South Carolina. They are one of the oldest living known species dating back 60 million years. Gopher Tortoises dig long burrows which end up providing shelter for many other animals, like mice, foxes and skunks. The Gopher Tortoise can reach about 12 inches long and has a life span of up to 100 years. They don't…