Category: Gopherus polyphemus

Dorian 2019: A Gopher Tortoise Before the Wind

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Volusia county, Florida (31 August 2019). Buzzing about North Peninsula State Park a few days before Dorian will slip northward a bit off our coast, I came across this snazzy Gopher tortoise trekking around the coastal sand dunes.

Gopherus polyphemus, 11 May 2006

Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise Volusia county, Florida (11 May 2006). Learn more about this species at