Step Aside Gator Fans: It’s the Gopher Tortoise’s Time to Shine
Posts By: Mike Adams
North Atlantic right whales, some of the most endangered marine mammals on the planet, are migrating to waters off the Atlantic coast of Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida to give birth to their calves.
The summer travel season is well underway. Many vacationers are hitting the highways seeking summer adventure and a change of scenery. At the same time, wildlife is on the move, with animals searching for food, raising their young, and looking for new territory.
Whether you live in the Sunshine State or are just visiting, as sea turtle nesting season hits Florida’s beaches, make sure you know what to do to keep these creatures safe.
The gopher tortoise has been roaming the upland forests, sandhills and coastal dunes of the deep south for thousands of years. Check out just a few fascinating facts about these amazing reptiles.