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Welcome to my burrow...
Gopher Tortoise


Welcome to my burrow..., Okeeheelee Park, Florida, United States

© Judd Patterson (Photo #848)

Camera: Canon EOS 5D
Lens: Canon 17-40mm f/4L at 17mm
Date: December 1, 2007
Location: Okeeheelee Park (Florida)

Comments: A "species of concern" in Florida, the native Gopher Tortoise sometimes struggles to live in an increasingly urban Florida. This individual was cooperative and allowed me to take some new angles before leaving him to soak in more sun in peace.