gopher is rarely seen out in the open, it spends almost all of its life
underground. This gopher was doing some house cleaning one
morning when I walked by.
gopher is stacking pebbles which had been cluttering its tunnel.
its chore, the gopher seals the opening of the tunnel with a plug of
soil. Generally all the entrances of the tunnel system are closed
This is the
reason that gardeners have such a strong dislike for the cute, furry
little gopher. Not only do they relish vegetables and flowers,
they can make a mess of a well tended lawn.
[Taxonomy : Classification]
[Animals] [Back Yard Biology] [Science Can Be Fun]