Gallery description : pocket gopher pictures

Gopher is a mammal that generally lives in woodland and grass prairies. It has a fur skin and can run up to 25km/h (16mph). Gopher (spermophilus richardsonii) usually is 12-30cm (4.7-12in) and weights 220-1,000g (7.8-35.2oz). Life duration is 3-5 years in a social lifestyle. Eats mostly: roots, fruit, leaves

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