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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Caption: Gopher Tortoise Square Marker
Additional Description: Hatchlings are 1 - 2 inches long and grow about 3/4 inch a year, Adults range in length from about 10 - 15 or 16 inches and can weigh about 30 pounds. Gopher tortoises live upwards of 100 years (in captivity).
Submitted: March 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p55298
File Size: 0.215 Megabytes
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