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Gopher (spermophilus richardsonii) is a mammal type animal. It usually lives in woodland and grass prairies. The weight of the animal is about 220-1,000g (7.8-35.2oz) and average life span is 3-5 years. Owls, snakes, coyotes are dangerous for gophers. See the table below for more information.

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Facts about gophers
NameGopher
HabitatWoodland and grass prairies
ClassMammalia
TypeMammal
OrderRodentia
ColourBrown, tan
Main PreyRoots, fruit, leaves
DietOmnivore
Life Span3-5 years
FamilySciuridae
Skin TypeFur
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed25km/h (16mph)
LifestyleSocial
Weight220-1,000g (7.8-35.2oz)
Scientific NameSpermophilus richardsonii
Average Litter Size6
Size12-30cm (4.7-12in)
PredatorsOwls, snakes, coyotes
PhylumCnidaria
GenusSpermophilus
Conservation StatusThreatened
Image Details
Description Picture of gopher. Description Pocket-Gopher Ano-Nuevo-SP.jpg
Width 1490 pixels
Heigh 1562 pixels
File type JPG
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