Southern pocket gopher

Southern pocket gopher

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Thomomys umbrinus

The southern pocket gopher is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is found in Mexico and the United States, usually in high altitude grassland and shrubland. It feeds on plant material and has an extensive burrow above which is a large heap of earth on the surface of the ground.

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References

1. Southern pocket gopher Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_pocket_gopher
2. Southern pocket gopher on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/21800/115163507

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