Gopher Tortoise Portrait
This old gopher tortoise was found in Estero, Florida in an area with a large healthy population. Taking a break from some recent digging, this one was covered in packed, stained sand, common underground in pine scrub habitats.
- Rich Leighton
- Image Size
- 3008x2000 / 2.6MB
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