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Southeastern Pocket Gopher Geomys pinetis

 


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Family: Geomyidae, Pocket Gophers view all from this family



Description Various shades of brown that vary according to soil color. Short, nearly naked tail.


Dimensions 215-324mm, 57-120mm, 135-208g


Habitat Forests & woodlands, Grasslands & prairies, Meadows & fields


Range Southeast, Florida


Discussion Only gopher in range. Inhabits deep, sandy soils in long-leaf pine forests. Can be a pest in orchards and lawns.


 

 

 

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