Gallery description : pictures of gophers

Gopher (spermophilus richardsonii) is an animal of the mammal type. It inhabits 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 predators are dangerous for gophers. Look up the table below to learn more facts.

Facts about gophers
NameGopher
Weight220-1,000g (7.8-35.2oz)
DietOmnivore
LifestyleSocial
Average Litter Size6
Scientific NameSpermophilus richardsonii
HabitatWoodland and grass prairies
ColourBrown, tan
OrderRodentia
Size12-30cm (4.7-12in)
Main PreyRoots, fruit, leaves
Life Span3-5 years
GenusSpermophilus
TypeMammal
ClassMammalia
Top Speed25km/h (16mph)
Skin TypeFur
Conservation StatusThreatened
PredatorsOwls, snakes, coyotes
PhylumCnidaria
KingdomAnimalia
FamilySciuridae
Image Details
Description Pictures of gophers. Pocket Gopher Capture! | Far Out Flora
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 1076 pixels
File type JPG
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