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2014-12-08 23:01:46

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Researchers Say Mystery Of The Mima Mounds May Finally Be Solved
2013-12-09 13:44:10

The origins of Mima mounds, piles of dirt which can measure around 8 feet high, have baffled scientists for decades. Some have speculated they are Native American burial sites, but human remains have never been found inside the tiny hills.

2013-08-26 23:22:40

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Latest Gopher Reference Libraries

Plains Pocket Gopher, Geomys bursarius
2012-04-23 07:27:00

One of thirty-five species of pocket gophers, the plains pocket gopher resides in the farming lands and grasslands of the Great Plains of North America, from Texas to Manitoba in Canada and even as far east as the west Indiana extremities. This range holds a recognized eight subspecies of pocket gophers. Although this gopher’s physical adaptations are minimal, it has adapted to life underground, and is the most fossorial rodent in North America. The plains pocket gopher is black to brown...

2007-06-25 10:27:45

Botta's Pocket Gopher, Thomomys bottae, is native to western North America, from California east to Texas and from southern Utah south to Mexico. It is found everywhere from arid deserts to high altitude meadows and is highly adaptable. In California, this species is also known as the Valley Pocket Gopher. Over 185 subspecies have been described for this animal, mostly based on geographical distribution. The pocket gopher is medium-sized, reaching a length of about 9.8 to 10.2 inches and...

2006-12-13 15:24:54

Lewis and Clark first discovered the northern pocket gopher. It was discovered on April 9, 1805. These animals are often rich brown or yellowish brown. They are also grayish or closely approaching local soil color and have white markings under chin. They also weigh less than a quarter of a pound (113 grams). Their habitat consists usually of good soil in meadows or along streams. It most often is in mountains, but also in lowlands. A special note about the northern pocket gopher is...

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