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2008-09-27 03:00:20

By Joe Segura LONG BEACH - When a gopher - call him Ishmael - pops his furry frame up from its habitat, he sees a sea of green. From horizon to horizon, at the sprawling El Dorado Regional Park, the lush landscape is prime turf for Ishmael and his furry family - thousands strong. The exact number in the gopher family isn't known, but the rough educated guess is that there are about 100,000 calling the city's 3,000 acres of parks home, according to Ramon Arevalo, superintendent of...