Near pine plantation
Was feeding in an undeveloped lot.
He ran in the hole when we saw each other
Cedar Point red trail
Gopherus polyphemus, the Gopher tortoise; Volusia county, Florida (07 May 2016, Nikon D7100).
The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) is a species of the Gopherus genus native to the southeastern United States. The gopher tortoise is seen as a keystone species because it digs burrows that provide shelter for 360 other animal species. They are threatened by predation and habitat destruction.