Gopher Tortoise - Wanted Alive
South Carolina Wildlife TV Show
The video above is in the Microsoft Windows Media Player Format (mpg). The size of the mpg file is 29M and 8:36 minutes long.
The Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve is approximately 1,500-acres and home to the rare and state-listed endangered gopher tortoise, a keystone reptile that provides shelter for many other species of animals in its 30-foot long underground burrows, which are about 10 to 15 feet deep. The preserve is the northernmost known location of the large, terrestrial tortoises, which have stumpy, elephantine hind feet.
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