Posts Tagged ‘juvenile’

The Seldom Seen

A Juvenile Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron perched on a dead limb in evening light

Baby Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus

The gopher tortoise can grow quite large. However, the babies can be held in a single hand. They excavate tiny burrows just like the adults. The gopher tortoise is a threatened species primarily due to habitat loss. They dig their burrows in sand hills that are also really great places to put housing developments. TrudieBell […]