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East of service road near Schmidt Lane. Very bold. How does it survive here, with all the dogs going by?

Common in upper meadows; looks like coyotes dig for them.

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Botta's Pocket Gopher - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
loarie's ID: Botta's Pocket Gopher (Thomomys bottae)

You can use the Identotron to compare ranges, Northern Pocket Gopher occurs in the Sierra Nevada.

Posted by loarie almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by bob-dodge almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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If you agree with bob-dodge and my suggestions of Botta's Pocket Gopher (Thomomys bottae), click agree and this observation will become a research-grade Botta's Pocket Gopher observation!

Posted by loarie almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by fivecreeks almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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Botta's Pocket Gopher - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Botta's Pocket Gopher (Thomomys bottae)
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