New Episode from Naturally Florida – “Highlighting a Keystone Species: The Gopher Tortoise”

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.

Check it out, below on Spotify, or on your favorite podcast platform.




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Posted: January 30, 2023

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Gopher Tortoise, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Scarnevale, Wildlife

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