Interesting facts about pocket gophers

Pocket gophers, commonly referred to as just gophers, are burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae. There are about 35 species of gophers. All species are endemic to North and Central America. Gophers live in prairies, woodlands, coastal areas and mountains – anywhere with soft, moist soil. The gopher has an average lifespan of 1 to … Read more