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At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species

At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species

ISBN: 0977753964

Title: At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species

Author: Madeleine Dunphy

KDL Description:

ANIMALS REP/AMPH/TURTLES JNF DUN

The gopher tortoise helps more than 360 animals that depend on it for survival, by using its burrow for shelter, food, or a place to raise its young.

Amazon Description:

At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species teaches young readers about the gopher tortoise and the more than 360 different kinds of animals that depend on it for survival. From owls to rabbits, from skunks to scorpions, the gopher tortoise provides creatures with shelter, food, or a place to raise their young. In this fascinating tale of ecological interdependency, glorious illustrations reveal the gopher tortoise’s world both below and above ground, showing children how the fate of one species is important to so many others.