The gopher tortoise is not only a keystone species, but also an endemic species, making it special and important to the overall function of the ecosystems where it is found.
In this episode, we will explore the life of the gopher tortoise including some basic identification information, population status, biology, and things you can to do help populations in Florida.

New Episode from Naturally Florida

Naturally Florida (a podcast about Florida’s natural areas and the wild things that live here) recently released a new episode about Florida’s gopher tortoises.

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